Jacob Howell
Jacob Howell

Howell, Grigsby, Krieger bash Reps past Dillon

The Helena Reps completed their season sweep of the Dillon Cubs on Wednesday in Dillon, bashing their way to 16-2 and 14-7 wins to move to 13-1 in the Class A Southern District Conference.

In game one, Jacob Howell had a two home run game and was 3-3 with four RBI, Matt Krieger was 3-3 with a triple, and Brady Anderson (double, four RBI) and Brady Grigsby (double) each had a pair of hits as the Reps raced out to a 14-2 lead after three innings. Ryan Barrett, Zach Spiroff, and Nik Jemmings shared the work on the mound, with Spiroff picking up the win.

In game two, Dillon outhit Helena 10-9, but the Reps took advantage of nine walks and three Cubs errors to pull out a comfortable win. Grigsby hit a three-run home run as a part of a big eight-run first inning, Krieger had a pair of hits and four RBI, and Howell, Ty McGurran, and Hunter Sickerson each hit a double. Walter Evans, Anderson, Spiroff, and Jemmings spread out the pitching duties, with Jemmings garnering the victory.

The win moves Coach Jon Burnett’s Reps to 13-1 in conference and 31-7 overall. They next head to Belgrade on Thursday to face the first place Bandits.