Pitchers had a tough day during the game between Helena Reps and the Livingston Braves, issuing 18 walks as the two teams put up 23 runs combined in a 14-9 Helena Reps win. The teams banged out 20 hits hits between them, six for extra bases.
Austin Whitehouse, Ryan Arntson, Colin Sassano, Tanner McMahon and Carter Wald led the offensive charge for the Reps, each with a multi-hit game.
McMahon racked up three RBIs on two hits and reached base 4 times, Whitehouse had three hits and reached base 5 times, and Wald and Ray Moore, Jr. each reached base 4 times, both walking twice.
Starting pitcher Talon Burchard allowed on earned run and four hits in 5 1/3 innings and recorded the victory. Brett Jacobs was tremendous in relief, allowing one run on one hit over 3 innings, earning the save.
Helena Reps never surrendered the lead after the first inning, scoring two runs on an error and an RBI single by Robert McCarvel, and later built upon its lead with eight runs in the third.
The Reps will play next play the Dillon Cubs in a June 5th doubleheader starting at 5pm in Helena.