First Nationals Finish Regular Season by Going 1-3 Over the Weekend

first-nationalsThe North Platte First Nationals wrapped up the regular season portion of its schedule over the weekend by going 1-3 at Elkhorn Frerichs Field.

The First Nationals beat Elkhorn Friday night, 10-9. North Platte scored six runs in the top of the ninth inning to go up by four runs, then held on for the one-run win. Jack Kenny went 2-5 in the game with a double and three RBIs. Ty Brockmoller threw the final five and two-thirds innings and gave up four runs with just one earned.

The next three games were all losses for the First Nationals. They lost 17-3 to Ralston Saturday morning. A bright spot in the game was Luke Volz. Volz went 3-4 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored.

The second game of Saturday’s double header resulted in an 11-1 loss to Lincoln North Star. Lincoln NS one-hit the First Nationals. The lone hit of the game for North Platte was an RBI double by Riley Vieyra ¬†that brought in Volz in the fourth inning.

The final game of the weekend for the First Nationals was a  5-3 loss to Omaha Central on Sunday. Volz went 2-3 in the game at the plate with a double and an RBI and Drew Beyer threw three shutout innings in relief on the mound.

North Platte is now 22-26 going in to the district tournament in Scottsbluff this weekend.