HAMILTON - Missoula's Pat Geraghty smacked two home runs in the Mavericks' 18-3 win over the Bitterroot Red Sox Wednesday.
Geraghty scored four runs and had three hits and three RBIs.
Missoula's Bryan Luke, Kris Welker, Will Ayala, Will Thompson and Kyle Slater all saw duty on the mound. The combination allowed just four Hamilton hits.
Thompson hit a three-run homer in the win.
Hamilton's Daren Olson hit a solo home run to lead off the game for the Red Sox.
Bryan Luke, Brad Waln (2), Kris Welker (3), Will Ayala (5), Will Thompson (7) and Kyle Slater. Aaron Olbricht, Davey Dowdy (5), Joe Franklin (7) and Kevin Lokken. W - Ayala. L - Olbricht (2-1)
MISSOULA - Brett Mitchell 2-3, Eric Guymon 1-2, Pat Geraghty 3-4, Ayala 1-1, Slater 2-5, Thompson 2-5, Pat Guffey 0-3, Ryan Martin 0-0, Adam Kerr 0-5, Luke 1-1, Waln 2-3, Casey Cordial 1-4, David Williams 0-5.
HAMILTON - Daren Olson 1-3, Shane Fisk 1-4, Joe Franklin 0-3, Justin Bargfrede 0-0, Bobby Louviere 1-2, Richard Kraude 0-0, Kyle Melton 0-0, R.J. Higgins 0-2, Kyle Ihde 0-1, Kevin Lokker 0-3, Ryan Curran 1-2, Duncan McKay 0-1..
2B - Luke, Thompson. HR - Olson, Geraghty 2, Cordial, Thompson, Guymon. RBIs - Olson, Lokker, McKay, Guymon, Geraghty 3, Thompson 3, Waln 2, Cordial 3.
Class A: Mavs 4, Bitterroot Bucs 3
The Class A Missoula Mavericks edged the Bitterroot Bucs 4-3 in a nine-inning game at Lindborg-Cregg Field.
Taran Kahler went 2-for-3 and Tyler Hoffman had a double in the win. Mavs pitcher James Many Hides gave up six hits and just one earned run in six innings of work.
Cody Becker and Jason Perez each had a single and an RBI for the Bucs.
Kurt Kuroski, Cody Becker (5) and Jason Perez. James Many Hides, Adam Wade (7), Kevin Eggeleston (8). W - Many Hides. L - Kuroski.