WNCC falls to Lamar in baseball
     2016-04-29      By Media Report    editor@geringcitizen.com
LAMAR, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College dropped an Empire Conference doubleheader to Lamar Community College on Sunday afternoon in Lamar, Colo.

The first game was an offensive battle with each team collecting 14 hits, but in the end, the Cougars fell to Lamar 15-9.

The second game was close throughout and WNCC had opportunities in the seventh to get the lead, but couldn’t the tying or leading runs in in falling 4-2 to Lamar.

With the two losses, WNCC falls to fifth in the conference standings with an 11-15 record and 17-29 overall. Lamar moves closer to first as they are 22-9 just behind Trinidad State, who is 20-6.

WNCC is just a game behind fourth-place Miles, who has an 11-13 conference record. WNCC and Miles will play a six-game set this weekend at Cleveland field.

The second game on Sunday was a barn-burner as Lamar scored four early runs for a 4-1 lead. WNCC got one back in the fourth. WNCC made the game interesting in the seventh. Perez led off the inning with a single. Then, with two outs, Jack Pauley reached base with a single followed by Bermudez loading the bases after reaching on an error.

The game ended with the bases loaded.

WNCC outhit Lamar 8-6 with all singles. Perez, Pauley and Ryan Grasser all had two hits in the contest. Perez had both RBIs.

The first game was a slugfest, especially in the first inning.
WNCC opened the contest with four runs. The big hits in the inning included a run-scoring single by Pauley and a 3-run home run from Jonathan Bermudez.

Lamar came back to score six in the first and four in the third for a 10-4 lead. WNCC sliced the lead to two, 10-8, with four in the fourth. Brandon Bachar led off the inning with a home run.

WNCC finished with 14 hits in the contest, including a three-hit performance from Bermudez. Bermudez finished with a home run and four RBIs. Aaron Morrison, Austin Michaud, and Brandon Bachar collected two hits each. Bachar had a home run with a RBI.

First Game

WNCC 400 400 1 – 9 14 1

Lamar 604 032 x – 15 14 1

LP – Isaac Block; HR – Brandon Bachar, Landon Urban, Jonathan Bermudez.

Second Game

WNCC 010 100 0 – 2 8 5

Lamar 202 000 x – 4 6 2

LP – Alex Achtermann.

Media release

Share this story on Facebook
LOGIN or REGISTER for exclusive access to premium content

Good Evening friend!
Recently Read Sports
1486WNCC falls to Lamar in baseball
973Bridgeport Alumni Basketball Tournament draws lots of teams, large crowd
1407Losses to Laramie cap Gering skid
598Pilkington ties for 11th at Class C State Golf Tournament
975Bearcats’ Adams joins grand company: Scottsbluff wrestler becomes first 4-time state champ west of U.S. 281; Bearcats take 3rd in Class B
2418Doing the heavy lifting
976Bearcats 3rd in district; Bulldogs’ Keller makes state
848Former Huskers share football knowledge
978Gering cross country teams bring home championship titles
1000Scottsbluff boys end soccer season
9791982 Gering American Legion Post 36 Class B state championship team
1186Big hearts, big hits in Minatare win
765Freeburg ready for Bulldog girls' opener against Bearcats
980Scottsbluff takes third at home tennis invite
1332Gering girls’ softball gets new head coach
859Bulldogs’ defense fuels sweep in Shoot-Out
980Bulldog, Bearcat tracksters compete in North Platte
877Krzyzanowski, Bearcats ride runner-up district finishes into state tournament
983Scottsbluff wins conference golf tourney
1006All Points West: In training? Keep an eye on drivers
Most Read Sports 2012
3931Mitchell track off to a strong start
3811Morrill baseball back in business
3214Rivals make good friends, better training partners
3002Mendoza spirit lives on in softball tournament
2940Gering wrestling builds on experience
2845Bulldogs basketball ready to run Class B gauntlet
2650Raising the bar high
2608Gering resident lives his dream
2607Gering breaks two records at Chadron: Track season gets underway at Chadron Indoor Meet
2590Kizzire and Kautz take first place
2585All Points West: Time to get tough Huskers
2494All Points West: We’ll miss 2016 seniors
2418Doing the heavy lifting
2382Basketball girls hungry for more wins
2332Cougars clench 18th straight Region IX title
2318Gering girls’ soccer team creating team first attitude
2281Beam to golf at Midland
2255Sterkel Colorado bound, inks with Rangers
2143Morrill Lions move to eight-man offers opportunity
2089New Bayard coach looks for productive season
Most Read Sports 2011
3931Mitchell track off to a strong start
3811Morrill baseball back in business
3214Rivals make good friends, better training partners
3002Mendoza spirit lives on in softball tournament
2940Gering wrestling builds on experience
2845Bulldogs basketball ready to run Class B gauntlet
2650Raising the bar high
2608Gering resident lives his dream
2607Gering breaks two records at Chadron: Track season gets underway at Chadron Indoor Meet
2590Kizzire and Kautz take first place
2585All Points West: Time to get tough Huskers
2494All Points West: We’ll miss 2016 seniors
2418Doing the heavy lifting
2382Basketball girls hungry for more wins
2332Cougars clench 18th straight Region IX title
2318Gering girls’ soccer team creating team first attitude
2281Beam to golf at Midland
2255Sterkel Colorado bound, inks with Rangers
2143Morrill Lions move to eight-man offers opportunity
2089New Bayard coach looks for productive season
Platte Valley Companies
Fresh Foods
American Legacy
Spectrum Photo
Kendell Henderson
= = = Platte Valley Companies' = = =
Sports Page

Check out the
Gering Bulldogs on