Jacobs dominant as Reps roll Bandits

Brett Jacobs threw a one-hit shutout for Helena as the Reps eliminated the host Belgrade Bandits from the Southern District Class A Tournament on Saturday in Belgrade, Mont.

Jacobs was dominant on the mound, only throwing 68 pitches, striking out three and walking two.

The Reps pounded out 18 hits, with all nine hitters in the Helena lineup collecting at least one hit. Leading the charge offensively, Carter Wald (4 RBIs), Robert McCarvel, and Eamonn Byrne each had three hits a piece, and Ryan Arntson, Ray Moore, Jr. (2 doubles), and Austin Whitehouse (2 RBIs) laced two hits each.

The Reps (40-15) next take on the Gallatin Valley Outlaws at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Game note: Byrne has now reached base safely in eight straight plate appearances.

Helena 11, Belgrade 0

Helena – 033 113 0 — 11 18 1
Belgrade – 000 000 0 — 0 1 2

Helena: Arntson 2-4, Wald 3-5, Sassano 1-5, Moore 2-5, McCarvel 3-5, McMahon 1-4, Burchard 1-3, Whitehouse 2-4, Byrne 3-3.

2B: Moore 2. RBIs: Wald 4, Whitehouse 2, Arntson, Moore, Byrne. Walks: Arntson, McMahon, Burchard, Byrne. SB: Talon Burchard, Eamonn Byrne, Carter Wald, Ryan Arntson, Austin Whitehouse, Robert McCarvel