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Dinos stumble and then return to winning ways on the diamond

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The perfect season is no more. The Park City Miners saw to that last week when they beat Carbon 5-2 in a game that had been postponed due to weather. The Dinos didn't let that get them down too much as they jumped all over the hapless ALA Eagles on Friday and posted two wins in the double header. Game one was 21-6 and game two was 18-4.

On Thursday, Carbon traveled to take on the Miners in a game they knew would be their toughest one yet. The Dinos' bats were quiet, but they were up 2-1 as they headed into the bottom of the sixth. Park City tagged them for four runs in their half of the frame and took the win from Carbon pitcher Gage Bigelow.

The Dinos actually out hit the Miners six to five. They also played a cleaner game with only two errors to Park City's five. But in the end it was the runners that crossed the plate and Park City had three more than Carbon did.

The frustration of not putting up many points must have reached a boiling point when the Dinos came to bat for the first time against ALA on Friday. Before the Eagles got their chance to bat, Carbon had sent 10 across for a score. Just to make sure they would win it, they added seven more in the top of the second. Only in the third frame did they fail to score. The game was over in five with Beau Rich getting the win.

Rich helped his own cause with a double. Clint Finbiner, Julian Tamllos and Seth Tryon also doubled in the offensive showdown. Keny Seals sent one over the fence.

It took the Dinos three innings to get their bats rolling in the second game. They added seven runs to the one they scored in the first to go up 8-0. They put up three in the fourth, but the game stayed alive because ALA had managed to get two to stay within 10. But the Dinos sent seven more home in the sixth to finish it off for good.

Jake Nichols got the win off the mound for Carbon. Tamllos continued to stay hot at the plate with a double and a triple. Jaren McCourt also had a double.

Coach Troy Moynier was a little disappointed in the loss to Park City, but is using it to look ahead.

"We knew they were a pretty good team," he said on Saturday. "They had one big inning and we missed some scoring opportunities. ALA is not a good team and we took care of business when we played them so I feel good about that. We still have to face Park City twice here and I hope we are ready for them. I really think we will be, but we will probably have to win both of those games."

He went on to add, "I would much rather have a loss now when we can learn from it than at state when it means we go home. We are going to use this as a positive, learn from it and more forward."

Carbon only has one game next week against Wasatch on Tuesday. That game is on the road.

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