Cheyenne Sixers 18U win first two games of the NOCO Invitational

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now)- The Cheyenne Sixers 18U team won their first two games of the NOCO Invitational, defeating the Colorado Instructs Gold, 9-3, and the 970 Sun Devils by mercy rule, 14-2.

Against the Instructs Gold, the game was tied 3-3 heading into the bottom of the sixth. Sixers senior, Grant Redman, doubled on a 1-1 count, allowing Cheyenne to score two runs, which led to six total runs in the inning.

In Game 2 of the invitational, Sixers outfielder, Andrew Johnson, drove in four runners on two hits, including an in-field home run, which would be Cheyenne's first home run of the season. The Sixers scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to ice the game.

"Getting two wins behind you and then going into another couple tomorrow, hopefully we'll be able to put together a little streak and then from there on just continue to play good baseball," Johnson said.

Post 6 will be in action on Sunday, June 21, verses the Mountain West Aces at 8:00am, and USA Prime-Halicky at 1:00pm on Powers Field.