CLATSKANIE The Warrenton baseball team had to settle for a split Tuesday afternoon at Clatskanie.
The Warriors bounced back from a 13-1 loss in the opener with a 6-0 victory in Game 2 in the Lewis & Clark League twinbill with the Tigers.
The Warriors trailed 13-0 through three innings of Game 1, even though pitcher Luke Wilson was throwing a solid game.
Clatskanie scored five runs in the first inning on just one hit, as the Warriors committed three errors. Warrenton would finish with seven errors in Game 1, while Wilson and Andrew Betz allowed just five hits.
Clatskanie pitcher German George was tossing a shutout through four innings, before he gave way to Colton Puzey in the fifth.
After Game 1, we all went into left field, and I told our players, the good news is, that games over and we have one more, said Warrenton coach Lennie Wolfe.
And I dont think Ive ever had a team bounce back the way we did in the second game, he said. I was so pleased at how we just flushed it out and put Game 2 behind us.
Warrenton had 13 hits in Game 2 and scored four runs in the top of the first inning plenty for pitcher Josh Biel.
Josh threw the best game hes ever thrown in the second game, Wolfe said. He was focused and really locked in.
Biel had six strikeouts and no walks, and scattered five hits. The Warriors committed just one error.
Offensively, Betz and Bradd Lundberg had back-to-back two-run doubles in the first inning.
Lundberg finished with three hits, while Brock Johnson, Biel and Justice Watson had two apiece.
The Warriors (2-7 in league) host a doubleheader with Corbett (4-5) Friday.