Big inning propells Nighthawks - The Explorer: High School Sports

Big inning propells Nighthawks

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:06 am | Updated: 10:10 am, Wed Apr 23, 2014.

The Ironwood Ridge baseball team used a huge third inning to beat Marana 7-3 on Tuesday afternoon.

The Nighhawks broke open a scoreless tie with five runs in the inning and never looked back. Down 6-0, Marana cut the lead in half with a three-run fifth inning, but could get no closer.

Spencer Wilson earned the win, scattering four hits over 4 1/3 innings and striking out four. Evan Molnar finished the game in relief for Ironwood Ridge. Nick Vosburg and Jesus Ramirez each had three hits and Vosburg scored twice.

The loss effectively ends Marana’s already fading playoff chances. The loss is their fifth in a row and dropped them to  No. 43 in the rankings. They had been a top-30 team prior to the losing streak.  They dropped to 8-8 in the regular season and will return to action on Thursday against Santa Rita.

Ironwood Ridge improved to 7-10 and are just one slot below the Tigers in the rankings at No. 44. The Nighthawks conclude the regular season on Thursday against Maricopa.

© 2014 The Explorer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More about

More about

More about

Welcome to the discussion.

Kino College

Kino CollegeEnroll today: http://www.kinocollege.com/

Scoreboard/Schedule

Varsity Football season record

Ironwood Ridge 3-1

Ironwood Ridge  at Buena

Canyon Del Oro 2-1

Canyon Del Oro  vs. Cienega

Marana High School 1-2

Catalina at Marana

Mountain View High School 1-2

Mountain View at Mesquite

Pusch Ridge Christian Academy 2-1

Pusch Ridge  at Santa Cruz Valley

Catalina Foothills 2-1

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

Northwest Football Week 6

Football coaches from Ironwood Ridge, Canyon Del Oro, Mountain View, Marana and Pusch Ridge re...

Northwest Football Week 5

Football coaches from Ironwood Ridge, Canyon Del Oro, Mountain View, Marana and Pusch Ridge react...

Football Preview E-Edition

Follow us on Facebook