Twins Trump Redbirds En Route to State Semifinals

Glacier one game away from state championship game

By Dillon Tabish

Colten Parker and Vincent Smith each knocked in two runs and the Glacier Twins dropped the Lewistown Redbirds 6-1 Wednesday to advance to the semifinal round of the Class A American Legion State Baseball Tournament in Lewistown.

The Twins jumped ahead early, scoring five runs in the first three innings. Jesse Walburn limited the Redbirds to one run in five innings and Tyler Murphy and Parker held onto the victory.

Colton Grove had three hits, including a double. Jayce Fagerland had two hits and also had a double. Walburn added an RBI single.

The Twins will play the Laurel Dodgers tonight at 7 p.m. 

Laurel dropped the Mission Valley Mariners 4-3 in the state quarterfinals on Wednesday. The Mariners scored two runs in the top of the ninth but fell just short of completing the comeback.

Zeke Webster-Yaqui, Bradley Pilcher and Nyquolas Gillingham each had an RBI apiece for Mission Valley, which fell to loser-out action.

The Mariners play Gallatin Valley today at 1 p.m.

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Twins 6, Redbirds 1
Glacier 104 000 010 — 6 13 2
Lewistown 010 000 000 — 1 7 1
Jesse Walburn, Tyler Murphy (5), Colten Parker (9) and NA. Tyler Lee and Luke Westbrook. WP—Murphy. LP—Lee.
Glacier Twins — Colton Gove 3-4, Jayce Fagerland 2-4, Colten Parker 2-4 (2 rbi), Vincent Smith 3-4 (2 rbi), Kyler Howke 1-4, Tristan Steinwand 0-3, Jesse Walburn 1-4 (rbi), Dakota Bridwell 0-4, AJ Wetsch 0-2, Tyler Murphy 1-2.
Lewistown Redbirds — Andrew Lalum 0-4, Eric Knox 1-4, Tre Bradley 0-5, Tyler Lee 1-4, Cordell Gallagher 0-3, Collin hartford 0-2, Jace Davis 3-4, Thomas Ayers 0-4, Luke Westbrook 2-4.
2B—Fagerland, Murphy, Gove, Smith.


Dodgers 4, Mariners 3, qf
MissVall 000 001 002 — 3 9 3
Laurel 010 100 02x — 4 12 3
Derek Peel and Alex Killian. Anthony Panella, Mitch Kaufman (9) and NA. WP—Panella. LP—Peel. Save—Kaufman.
Mission Valley Mariners — Ryan Pablo 2-5, Zeke Webster-Yaqui 1-5 (rbi), Alex Killian 1-5, TJ Olson 1-3, Bradley Pichler 1-3 (rbi), Nyqolas Gillingham 2-5 (rbi), Jacob Harrod 1-3, Jared Young 0-2, Brenen Abromeit 0-2, Trevor Paro 0-3.
Laurel Dodgers — Kameron Fisher 2-5, Trevor Meier 1-4, Mason O’Donnell 2-4, Jacob Anderson 0-4, Dawson Cortese 2-4, Karson Kukes 3-4, Daniel Stampers 2-3 (2 rbi), Carson Hoke 0-4 (rbi), Kade Osborne 0-4.
2B—Olson, Killian, Stamper, Cortese 2.

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