RBC | Rangely Panthers, eager for a win, took on the Grand Valley Cardinals winning 10-0. Junior Justin Cudo toed the mound for the Panthers in the win. Cudo gave up a single hit on the day in five innings. Cudo struck out six and gave up two walks. The Panthers got it going in the second inning when Ryan Richens went yard for his first home run of the year in his first game back. Luis Quintana, Keihlin Myers and Byron Mackay all drove in runs. The Panthers tallied 10 hits and swiped eight bases for the win. Cudo, Myers and Richens all had multiple hits in the game.
In the second half of a double header with Grand Valley the Panthers kept the bats hot, racking up 13 hits on the way to a 15-0 victory. Cudo, Richens and Quintana all had multiple hits in the game. The Panthers stole 10 bags with freshman Kobey Chism stealing two. Keihlin Myers started on the mound. The righty allowed three hits and zero runs in four innings while striking out eight batters and zero walks. The Panthers are finally getting back key players this week and are destined to make some noise in this very talented league this year.
On Friday, May 14 the Panther JV boys traveled to Craig to take on the Bulldogs. They were very eager to finally get some extended playing time. The Panthers took both games 13-4 and 11-9. In this game every Panther got at least one base hit. The young Panthers figured out the Bulldog pitching as they were in double digits in steals. Byron Mackay, Luis Quintana, Kevin Wren and Kobey Chism pitched for the Panthers.
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