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Baseball opens season with a win on the road

| March 20, 2024 2:00 AM

The Columbia Falls baseball team opened its season with a 7-6 over Hamilton on the road Saturday.

Jett Pitts, Reggie Sapa and Kellen Kroger combined for a six-hitter against the Broncs.

AC Chisholm and Pitts both had doubles in the win.

The Cats were down 4-3 after two innings, bute added a run the the top the fourth, two in the fifth and the game winner in the sixth on a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded by Dayne Tu.

The Broncs added a run in the bottom of the sixth but couldn’t close the gap.

The Wildcats had nine hits in the victory.

The Cats faced Polson on the road Tuesday after presstime and were scheduled to have their season opener at home against Ronan Thursday, but the weather forecast wasn’t looking too promising.

The varsity start if the weather holds is 5 p.m.