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Twins A drop Libby, B team splits with Canadians

| July 3, 2024 6:10 AM


Hungry Horse News

The Glacier Twins A team picked up a doubleheader sweep over Libby at home on Tuesday, June 25, winning the first game 19-3 and then following that up with a 15-2 win.

In the first matchup, Glacier scored 12 runs in the first inning, and the route was on. Trenton Derosa stuck out three Libby batters in three innings of work. At the plate, Jacon McIntyre hit a home run and finished the game with four RBI. Kellen Kroger went 3-for-3 with a double and six RBI, while Maddox Muller had two hits and four RBI.

Michael Miller drove in two runs, while Muller and Reed Boyer each had doubles. Kroger also had a triple.

Glacier had 14 hits as a team, while Libby finished with just four hits.

In the second game, Glacier had 11 runs in the first three innings on their way to a 15-2 win. Michael Miller struck out seven and pitched a one-hitter in the victory. Nolan Amerman had a home run, a triple and five RBI in the victory.

Jacob McIntyre and Miller each drove in multiple runs. Stevyn Andrachick, Amerman, and McIntyre each had multi-hit games in the victory.

The Glacier B team faced off against two Canadian teams on Sunday, June 30, splitting the contests. Lethbridge defeated the Twins 7-5 after jumping out to a 6-0 lead, while Glacier bounced back with a 9-8 victory over Cranbrook.

In the first game against Lethbridge, Glacier trailed 6-0 but scored a run in the fourth, three runs in the fifth, and another run in the sixth but couldn’t keep pace with Lethbridge’s initial lead.

West Amerman went 2-for-3 in the matchup, while Nolan Amerman had a double. Reed Boyer, Ben Dow, and Cody Magnuson each drove in runs in the victory.

   In the second game against Cranbrook, Glacier was tied 4-4 after three innings but scored three runs in the fourth and two runs in the fifth. Cranbrook scored two runs in the fifth and sixth innings but couldn’t close the gap.

Nolan Amerman went 3-for-3 with a triple and three RBI, while Reed Boyer drove in two runs. Collison Lewis also had a multi-hit game.