Friday baseball: Soldotna loses, Homer wins

Oilers' Caleb Hicks is tagged out by Glacier Pilots third baseman Sam Fragale in the first inning Thursday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

The visiting Soldotna baseball team lost an 8-5 decision to Colony on Friday in nonconference play.

The Stars are now 9-6 overall.

The Knights grabbed an 8-2 lead after two innings and were able to hold off SoHi.

Trenton Ohnemus gave up eight runs — six earned — in two innings. Derrick Jones then shut out the Knights the rest of the way on two hits, walking five and striking out five.

Colby Sturman was 2 for 2 for the Stars, while Jayden Stuyvesant had a pair of RBIs.

Homer 16, Redington 1

The host Mariners enacted the mercy rule after three innings in Northern Lights Conference play against the Huskies.

Homer is now 2-8 in the league and 2-9 overall.

Henry Wedvick went all three innings for Homer, giving up an unearned run on no hits while walking one and striking out seven.

For the Mariners, Clyde Clemons was 2 for 3 with two runs, CJ Burns was 2 for 2 with two runs and three RBIs, Wedvick scored two runs, Camden Wise was 2 for 2 with two runs and two RBIs, Zach Marley scored two runs and Brock Barth had three RBIs.

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