Baseball Comes Up Short Against Lewis-Clark State

LEWISTON, Idaho — The Mountaineers came up short on Saturday against the Warriors, falling in both games against the No. 7 ranked Lewis-Clark State.


The scoring got started early in the first inning of game one, with Jake Gish’s double to left-center driving in two runs and handing the Warriors an early lead. Lewis-Clark State continued to extend their lead in the second inning, with two more runs scoring off a passed ball and throwing errors. Dominic Signorelli then punched a two-run homer over the right-center fence, pushing Lewis-Clark State’s lead to 6-0.

Eastern Oregon showed resilience in the third inning, clawing their way back into the game. The Mounties managed to score four runs, with Mario Landeros and Trevor Baker rattling off RBIs to narrow the gap to 6-4. However, Lewis-Clark State responded with additional runs of their own in the third inning, courtesy of RBIs from Carter Booth and Gish.

Both teams traded blows, with Youhyeon Choi, Tommy Whiles, Matthew Carlson, Baker, and Landeros all batting in runs for the Mounties, but ultimately came up short with a final score of 13-9 in favor of the Warriors.

On the mound, Hiroyuki Yamada earned the win after tossing two strikeouts across 2.2 innings pitched. Shane Sinclair was credited with the loss after allowing seven earned runs in five innings pitched.

Standout Performers

Eastern Oregon:

Lewis-Clark State:

  • Carter Booth: 4-for-4, 4 runs, 1 RBI
  • Nick Seamons: 3-for-5, 3 runs, 3 RBIs
  • Jake Gish: 3-for-5, 1 run, 3 RBIs


The second game began with Eastern Oregon taking an early lead in the first inning. Joey Freitas’s groundout allowed Parker Cumberland to score, giving the Mountaineers a 1-0 advantage. The Warriors quickly responded in the bottom of the first, with Seamons’ single bringing Booth home, evening the score at one run apiece. Later in the third inning, Signorelli added another score for Lewis-Clark State with an RBI single to put them ahead 2-1.

Eastern Oregon fought back, tying the game once again in the fifth inning when Freitas’s RBI allowed Choi to cross home plate, leveling the score at 2-2. However, Lewis-Clark State surged ahead in the sixth inning, capitalizing on defensive errors and wild pitches. Jakob Marquez and Seamons both contributed RBIs, extending the Warriors’ lead to 6-2.

Eastern Oregon attempted a late comeback in the ninth inning, with Freitas reaching base on a fielding error, allowing Choi to score once again. However, it wasn’t enough to overcome Lewis-Clark State’s lead, and the game concluded with a final score of 6-3 in favor of the Warriors.

Standout Performers:

Eastern Oregon:

Lewis-Clark State:

  • Carter Booth: 2-for-4, 2 runs
  • Nick Seamons (LF): 3-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs
  • Dominic Signorelli (3B): 2-for-4, 1 RBI

The Mountaineers will return to action next when they face the University of British Columbia next Saturday at Optimist Field.

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