LARAMIE – The Laramie Rangers hung on for a 7-6 win over the Loveland (Colo.) Aces on the final day of the Gabe Pando Memorial tournament Sunday.
The Rangers (25-20) trailed 3-2 heading into the sixth inning, but they scored four runs in the frame to take a 6-3 lead. Calvin Webb’s two-out double to left field put Laramie up 7-3.
It needed that extra run as the Aces scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh on Daniel Parsek’s home run to left. Parsek finished 3 for 3 with four RBIs. He also had a double.
Left-hander Brandon Chavez pitched 3⅓ innings of relief to pick up the victory.
The Rangers also got a double from Caleb Eaton. Aiden Morris and Tyler Oppie also added hits. Oppie’s hit was a two-run triple.
LARAMIE 7, LOVELAND 6
Laramie…… 101 004 1 – 7 4 2
Loveland…… 000 12 0 3 – 6 7 5
Laramie pitching: Ruckman, Chavez (3), Vigen (7) and Medina and Morris (6). Loveland pitching: Shelley, Stephenson (6), Bartleson (7) and Leben.
W: Chavez (3-3). L: Shelley.
2B: Laramie 2 (Eaton, Webb); Loveland 2 (Hartstad, Parsek). 3B: Laramie 1 (Oppie). HR: Loveland 1 (Parsek).