CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Mustangs split a doubleheader against Game Day North (Denver) on Thursday.
Cheyenne lost a heartbreaker 14-13 in the first game. Game Day North won it with a walk-off, RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning.
The Mustangs (21-20) led 5-0 after the first inning and 13-5 going into the home half of the sixth. Orry Davis went 3 for 4 with four RBIs, while Cade Connell, Craig Jackson and Phabien Pena also drove in two runs. Ryan Chamberlain went 3 for 3, including a triple, and scored three times.
Cheyenne bounced back to win the second game, 13-5.
The Mustangs jumped out to a 7-1 lead after three innings and, thanks to some late offense, held on for the win.
Chamerbalin went 2 for 4 with two RBIs, while Dylan Doan also drove in two and picked up a hit. Connell finished with a team-best three RBIs in the win.
Xander Jarosh picked up his first victory of the season on the mound after working 4 2/3 innings, allowed four runs, three earned, striking out four and walking five.
GAME DAY NORTH 14, CHEYENNE 13
Cheyenne ......... 500 062 X - 13 15 5
Game Day North 000 419 X - 14 14 0
Cheyenne pitching: Chamberlain, Brain (5), Doan (6) and Jackson. Game Day North pitching: Neiman, Randall (5), Frampton (5) and Turner.
W: Frampton. L: Doan (2-1).
2B: Cheyenne 1 (Moore), Game Day North 2 (Turner, Randall). 3B: Cheyenne 1 (Chamberlain), Game Day North 2 (Robison, Randall).
CHEYENNE 13, GAME DAY NORTH 5
Game Day North 001 031 X - 5 6 4
Cheyenne.......... 421 033 X - 13 10 2
Game Day North pitching: Kalkhorst, Newton (6) and Domenico. Cheyenne pitching: Jarosh, Pena (5) and Connell.
W: Jarosh (1-2). L: Kalkhorst.
2B: Game Day North 2 (Cusick, Neiman), Cheyenne 2 (Jarosh, Moore). 3B: Game Day North 1 (Cusick).