Cody Wright hit a solo home run and Tyler Tobey collected two hits, but it wasn’t enough as Omaha Skutt defeated the North Platte FNBO Nationals 5-3 on Saturday at the state tournament.
While they didn’t win the title, North Platte still advances to the state tournament next weekend as the runner-ups. It will play the District A3 champions on Saturday.
Jack Polk had two hits and two RBIs, Kaden Thompson added two RBIs of his own and starting pitcher Easton Jones pitched a two-hit shutout as the FNBO Nationals juniors defeated Grand Island.
Cody Wright, a running back for the Bulldogs football team, signed with Hastings College. Jacob Kohler signed to play football at Doane University. And twin brothers, Kymani and Jahmani Sterling are signing with the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs to continue their track careers.
Cody Wright didn’t let an early fumble define his performance against Lincoln High on Friday. The North Platte football team wasn’t going to stray away from its plan of getting their running back the ball, either.
“We just stayed with what we do well and put it on our offensive line with their physicality,” North Platte coach Todd Rice said. “To come out and score on several consecutive possessions in both halves were big for us.”
Jaylan Ruffin, Cody Wright, Tate Janas led North Platte to a 35-31 victory in the Bulldogs' home opener Friday.
Two years ago, North Platte won one game in Todd Rice’s inaugural year as the Bulldogs head football coach.
The Nationals gave up 10 runs in the first three innings of the first game, and two Kearney runs in the bottom of the sixth inning ended the game early at 12-4. North Platte played as the dominant team in the second game and won 9-2.
Tate Janas roped a 2-RBI single to center field in the third inning of the second game of the doubleheader against Gering on Friday.
The North Platte FNBO Nationals held a 6-1 run going into the top of the seventh inning. Starting pitcher Tate Janas was cruising and he conti…
Carter Johnson motioned toward his team’s dugout after safely making it to second base in the bottom of the second inning. He pointed and made…
North Platte swept a doubleheader against Broken Bow on Friday, giving up just three runs in two games. North Platte scored one in the fourth …
Four runs in the third and six more in the sixth inning led to an 11-2 six-inning Omaha Skutt victory over North Platte in Saturday's night ca…
A fifth-inning rally fueled by four walks and a single helped the North Platte FNBO Nationals come from behind to defeat Lincoln Southwest jun…
The North Platte FNBO Nationals outhit Grand Island in both games of Wednesday’s road doubleheader, but came away with mixed results.
GERING — The FNBO Nationals legion baseball team got a strong performance from its starting pitcher in the opener Friday.
LINCOLN — The North Platte First Nationals juniors took their show on the road Saturday, sweeping a doubleheader against Lincoln Northeast.
Jace Barker grew up around the North Platte First Nationals baseball program and is certainly no stranger to Bill Wood Field.