Farmington and Piedra Vista had mixed results on the third day of the Coach Bob Invitational.

Farmington picked up its second win of the tournament, defeating Hood River, Ore. 9-6 in nine innings on Friday in Phoenix.

Frankie Gutierrez hit a two-run double in the top of the ninth inning to propel to the Scorps to the extra inning victory.

"It was a good win against a good club," said FHS head coach Sean Trotter. "We didn't have much going on at the plate after the first (until the ninth), but persevered. Proud of the effort and the intensity that we played with today."

Brandon Padilla pitched a scoreless bottom of the ninth to get the save.

FHS (8-6) opened strong in the first inning thanks in large part to a grand slam by Colby Nelson, who went 2-for-4 in the game.

Beamer Wick also had a solid game at the plate, going 2-for-3 in the Scorps' win.

Austin Davis got the start for FHS, allowing nine hits and three earned runs in a no decision.

Chris Moore got the win for the Scorps after allowing just one hit over three innings in relief of Davis.

The Scorps will close out the tournament today with a game against Fairview, Colo.

Piedra Vista fell to Oregon's No. 2 6A team North Medford 9-8.

The Panthers (10-3) gave up seven runs in the first two innings, digging too large of a hole to climb out of.

"We walked five and defensively, never gave ourselves a chance," said PV head coach Mike McGaha. "We just stayed the course and made it 9-8 after five and had we not made a base running mistake, we would have been tied with the top of the order up.



Jeremy Johnson went 2-for-5 with 3 RBIs for the Panthers while Ian Doughty went 2-for-4.

Tyler Archuleta notched 3 RBIs while going 1-for-4 at the plate.

Aztec 14, Pagosa Springs, Colo. 4

Aztec broke open a tight game in fifth inning to pull away from Pagosa Springs on Friday in Aztec.

The Tigers (10-4) scored six runs in the inning to break open a 4-4 tie.

"We were more patient at the plate," said Aztec assistant coach Brett Alexander. "We didn't chase pitches, drew some walks and got some big hits."

Tanner Moore pitched a complete game, going six innings and striking out 13 while allowing four runs on five hits in the win. Moore also went 2-for-3 at the plate.

Dalton Watson went 3-for-4 with 3 RBIs and Tyson Curley was 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs at the plate for the Tigers in win.

"Those three sparked us offensively," Alexander said of Moore, Watson and Curley.

The Tigers return to the diamond on Monday against Espanola Valley.


Aztec 18, Robertson 1, 3 innings

Los Lunas 8, Aztec 1

Aztec opened the Rio Rancho tournament with a dominant performance over Robertson before letting a lead slip away against Los Lunas.

The Lady Tigers (10-3) defeated Robertson 18-1 in 3 innings, scoring four in the first inning, eight in the second and six more in the third to cruise to victory.

Aztec looked on its way to another win in its second game, entering the seventh inning with a 1-0 lead, but Los Lunas scored eight runs during a rally in the final inning that included three home runs to emerge victorious.

"We pitched a great game up until that point," said Aztec head coach Jose Santistevan. "We'll bounce back though."

Aztec continues the tournament today against Bloomfield.

Joshua Perry may be reached at or 505-564-4577. Follow him on Twitter @jperrysuu.