weather icon Partly Cloudy

Eagles score double-digit victories

The Southern Nevada Eagles 14U baseball team in the Connie Mack League cruised to a trio of double-digits victories this week, defeating Palo Verde 12-2 on Friday, June 7, and Faith Lutheran 24-2 and 11-3 on Saturday, June 8, advancing to 6-1 on the season.

Establishing dominance at Whalen Field against the Panthers, the Eagles exploded for five runs in the second inning and six runs in the third inning behind two runs batted in each from Matthew Pickens and Chase Calvez, who each batted 2 for 2, and Izec Easter, who finished 1 for 1.

Ben Schaffler picked up the victory, allowing two runs in three innings on the mound with a pair of strikeouts.

Traveling to Faith Lutheran for a double-header, the Eagles flexed against the Crusaders offensively.

David Wagner carried the heavy bat for the Eagles, driving in six runs in the first game. Jeremy Spencer (3 for 4) and Dylan Spencer (2 for 3) each drove in a pair of runs with a pair of doubles each.

Wagner won game one for the Eagles; Dylan Spencer won game two of the doubleheader.

Continuing to play 4A programs this summer, the Eagles will host Foothill tonight, June 13, at Whalen Field, followed by a doubleheader against Las Vegas on Monday, June 17.

18U baseball

Handling adversity well, the Southern Nevada Eagles 18U baseball team managed a come-from-behind 7-2 victory over Foothill on Saturday, June 8.

Trailing 2-0 heading into the bottom of the third inning, the Eagles rattled off three runs, highlighted by Joey Giunta breaking the 2-2 tie with a line-drive single to second base. Giunta finished 2 for 3 with a run batted in.

Chase Calvez, who was called up for the 14U team, finished 2 for 3 with an RBI.

Adding on four runs in the fifth inning for insurance, Scott Bahde finished 1 for 2 with an RBI.

On the mound, Jonathan Neal earned the win for the Eagles, pitching 3 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits with three strikeouts.

Advancing to 5-1 on the season, the Eagles 18U team will host Bonanza on Saturday, June 14, at Whalen Field for a doubleheader, followed by doubleheader against Green Valley on Wednesday, June 19.

Contact Robert Vendettoli at BCRsports@gmail.com.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
Tennis teams return to state — again

Boulder City High School’s boys and girls tennis programs continued their streaks of 3A state tournament berths after finishing as the division’s Southern Region runners-up.

Soccer teams secure playoff berths

Heading into the final stretch of the regular season, playoff pictures for both Boulder City High School soccer programs are becoming clearer.

Roundup: Volleyball team adds two wins to current streak

Boulder City High School’s girls volleyball team upped its winning streak to seven games after defeating SLAM Academy 3-0 on Oct. 14 and Pahrump Valley 3-0 on Monday, Oct. 18.

Picturesque canyons draw visitors, photographers

There are thousands of colorful sandstone slot canyons in the Southwest and because no two are the same, exploring each is a unique experience. Some of the most picturesque canyons are found deep in the wilderness and only seen by those who hike many hours, even days, over rough terrain.

Lady Eagles on win streak

After routing Cadence Academy 3-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 12, Boulder City High School’s girls volleyball team won its most recent three matches and is riding a five-game winning streak.

Tennis seedings place BCHS in good position for titles

Individual seedings for the boys and girls 3A Southern Region tennis tournament Oct. 19-22 have been set with several Eagles from Boulder City High School’s boys and girls teams selected.

Roundup: Girls rebound, score four wins

Boulder City High School’s girls soccer team won four of its recent games, improving its record to 9-1-1 while rebounding off of its first loss.

Lady Eagles shut out

Boulder City High School’s girls soccer team experienced its first taste of adversity, falling to Pahrump Valley 5-0 on Monday, Oct. 4, its first loss of the season.

Victories prime teams for playoffs

Hosting Canyon Springs for their senior night, both Boulder City High School tennis programs rolled to victories as the postseason looms.

Roundup: Volleyball team nets two wins

Getting back in the win column, Boulder City High School’s girls volleyball team won a pair of matches to advance to 16-10 on the season.