BOLD 0-2 at state Legion tourney
FARGO -- BOLD couldn't capitalize on early opportunities and fell 4-2 to Ely in the consolation bracket of the Division II State Tournament Saturday.
Shawn Dollerschell and Alex Gay drew walks in the first inning before Derek Smith drove them home with a two-out double to give BOLD a quick 2-0 lead.
The Mudhens (16-8) had four base runners in the second and fourth innings and loaded the bases in the fifth, but Ely starter Wes Snyder and reliever Alex Koschak didn't surrender a run.
BOLD outhit Ely 9-7 with Smith and Tate Neubauer getting two hits apiece.
Jory Johnson broke a 2-2 tie for Ely with a two-run homer in the fifth inning. Snyder had an RBI triple in a two-run third.
BOLD lost its state opener Friday to Adrian, 6-2.
Ely 4, BOLD 2
BOLD 200 000 0 -- 2 9 2
Ely 002 020 x -- 4 7 0
HITTING - BOLD: Tyler Hebrink 1-for-4; Tate Neubauer 2-for-4; Shawn Dollerschell 1-for-3; Derek Smith 2-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Andrew Brooks 1-for-4; Kyle Krause 1-for-2; Kyle Athmann 1-for-2 ... Ely: Nick Matthews 2-for-3; Wes Snyder 1-for-3, 3b, rbi; Jory Johnson 1-for-3, 2-run HR, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: Kyle Krause (L) 41/3-7-4-3-2-6, Jake Marcus 12/3-0-0-0-1-1 ... Ely: Wes Snyder 41/3-8-2-2-6-0, Alex Koschak (W) 22/3-1-0-0-0-2