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Voyagers Fall in Regular Season Finale


Nunez Takes Batting Title, Comito Records Quality Start

Billings, MT-The Voyagers received a quality start but failed to muster enough offense as the Mustangs completed
a three-game sweep with a 3-2 victory Thursday night at Dehler Park.

Great Falls (34-41, 12-25) finished 7-9 in the season series with Billings. Eight of the 16 regular season meetings
were decided by three runs or fewer. The Voyagers dropped to 12-26 on the road, and have lost six straight road
games to close out the season. The Mustangs (40-36, 25-13) improved to 23-15 at home this season, and end the
regular season on a four-game winning streak overall.

The Voyagers started the scoring for a second consecutive night. Romy Gonzalez led off the game with a double off
the wall in deep left-center. A one-out single to center by Amado Nunez drove in Gonzalez. The base hit gave
Nunez the team's longest hitting streak of the season at 14 games.

Great Falls made it 2-0 with another tally in the third. Lenyn Sosa led off with a base hit to left. A two-out walk
of Logan Sowers kept the inning alive. Bryan Connell then lined a single to center that scored Sosa.

Billings finally broke through for a run in the bottom of the fifth. Satchel McElroy reached with a one-out bunt
single to second. Carlos Rivero followed with a single to right-center that moved McElroy from first to third. A
sacrifice fly to center by Bren Spillane allowed McElroy to tag and score.

The Mustangs took their only lead of the night with the game's final two runs in the seventh. Satchel McElroy led
off the frame with a base hit to right. A ground ball to second off the bat of Carlos Rivero was bobbled and both
runners were safe. After a strikeout, back-to-back RBI singles to right by Jay Schuyler and Mariel Bautista gave
Billings a 3-2 lead.

On the mound, Connor Curlis picked up the win in relief. Curlis (3-0) worked three-and-a-third scoreless and hitless
innings with six strikeouts and no walks. Chris Comito posted his second quality start of the season while taking the
loss. Comito (4-7) lasted a season-high seven innings and gave up three runs (two earned) on eight hits with seven
strikeouts and one walk. Edward Escoboza notched his first save of the season with two strikeouts and one hit
allowed.

Both sides collected nine hits in the game. Mariel Bautista, Dylan Harris, and Satchel McElroy all picked up two
hits for the Mustangs. Bautista extended his league-best hitting streak to 25 games. Romy Gonzalez and Amado
Nunez each posted two hits for the Voyagers. Nunez claimed the Pioneer League batting title this season with a .357
average. It marks the first Great Falls hitter to win the honor since Tony Cabrera accomplished the feat back in 1973
for the Great Falls Giants.

Great Falls opens its Pioneer League divisional round playoff series with game one in Billings Friday night. First
pitch is scheduled for 7:05 at Dehler Park. Game two is set for Saturday night in Great Falls. For 2018 playoff
tickets and promotional information, call 406-452-5311 or visit www.gfvoyagers.com.