Nuts stave off elimination at West Regionals

Aug 8, 2015 2:37 AM by Ross Field

The Chico Nuts American Legion baseball team lives to see another day.

After a tough loss 9-7 Thursday night to New Mexico, the Nuts fought back Friday afternoon securing a 14-3 win over the Blacksmith Fort Trappers of Utah to avoid elimination in the Western Regional in Boulder, Co.

Nuts slugger Ryan Steindorf went 4-for-5 with a home-run, a double, and four RBI's. Marcus Wilhite added three hits including two doubles.

Jackson Berry fired a complete game, giving up three earned runs with six strike-outs.

The Nuts face Hawaii on Saturday at 3 p.m. in another elimination game.


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