Koopman’s perfect game shuts down Bulldog baseball squad 10-0

The Virgin Valley High School baseball team traveled to Boulder City Monday afternoon, April 25 to face the league-leading Eagles and their ace pitcher Peyton Koopman. The Dawgs didn’t have a chance as Koopman pitched a perfect five inning game. The game was called at the end of five due to the 10 run mercy rule.

Only three Bulldogs put the ball in play, the first two and the last on a grounder to end the game. In between, Koopman sent 12 straight Bulldogs down on K’s. Koopman also helped his cause with three hits and three RBI’s. The Eagles scored four runs in the second, one in the fifth, two in the fourth and three runs in the fifth to run away with the game.

The loss dropped the Bulldogs league record to 2-9 with three league games remaining. The Dawgs host Sunrise Mountain on May 3 and finish their season traveling to Del Sol on May 5.

 

Bulldog shortstop Janella Fiso strokes an extra base hit during a recent game. Fiso had two hits Monday, April 25 to lead the Dawgs despite a 15-5 loss to Boulder City. Photo by Lou Martin.

Bulldog shortstop Janella Fiso strokes an extra base hit during a recent game. Fiso had two hits Monday, April 25 to lead the Dawgs despite a 15-5 loss to Boulder City. Photo by Lou Martin.

League-leading Eagles claw Lady Dawgs 15-5

By Lou Martin

Boulder City High School Eagles made the Bulldogs road to the 1-A Playoffs a little harder Monday afternoon, April 25 in Boulder City defeating the Dawgs 15-1. The loss dropped the Bulldogs league record to 5-5 one game back of TECH with four league games remaining on their schedule.

The Dawgs control their own destiny as they travel to TECH on Thursday, April 28 before hosting 7-4 Sunrise Mountain on May 3. The Dawgs end their season at 0-12 Del Sol on May 5.

The Bulldogs continued their early inning blues giving up eight runs in the first two innings before getting two back in the third to trail 8-2. The Dawgs cut the Eagles lead further to 8-4 in the top of the fourth inning. The Eagles responded with two runs of their own in the bottom of the inning making the score 10-4.

The Dawgs scored one run in the fifth but the Eagles responded with five runs to end the game 15-5. Janella Fiso led the Dawgs with two hits.

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