Mustangs rally to beat Helena in 12th

2014-08-25T23:16:00Z 2014-08-26T00:01:13Z Mustangs rally to beat Helena in 12thGazette Staff The Billings Gazette
August 25, 2014 11:16 pm  • 

HELENA -- Ty Washington's sacrifice fly in the top of the 12th produced the deciding run in the Mustangs' 7-6 victory over Helena on Monday at Kindrick Legion Field.

Cory Thompson led off the inning by reaching on a throwing error and advancing to second base. Jimmy Pickens then moved Thompson to third with a sacrifice bunt, and Washington followed with his sac fly to left. 

Helena had runners on second and third in its half of the 12th, but Tucker Neuhaus lined into a double play to end the game. 

It was the first game of the Mustangs' nine-game road trip that also treks through Great Falls and Missoula. The Mustangs enter Tuesday with a four-game lead over Missoula in the race for the second-half title in the Pioneer League's North division.

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