Chris Tate allowed just one run on Wednesday, but the Casper Cutthroats couldn’t get the offense going in a 1-0 defeat to the Northern Colorado Toros.

Chris Tate baffled the Toros, striking out eight batters. Chris Tate allowed one earned run on eight hits and one walk over seven innings.

Danny Westerberg got the win for Northern Colorado. He tossed 6 2/3 innings of shutout ball and struck out two, walked four and gave up three hits.

Chris Tate ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss.

Northern Colorado Toros’ lone run of the ballgame came in the first inning on a groundout by Alex Buechler

Patrick Ledet pitched nine innings to lift Casper Cutthroats to an 11-1 win over Northern Colorado Toros.

The biggest inning for the Casper Cutthroats was the third. The Cutthroats’ bats caught fire leading to seven runs. Casper scored in the third on a three-run home run by Trevor Courtney, a two-run single by Blake Coffman, an RBI single by Trey Nelson, and a sacrifice fly by Chris Adams.

Nelson racked up two RBIs on three hits for Casper.

#3 was charged with the loss. He allowed nine runs in two innings, walked three and struck out none.

Casper Cutthroats didn’t relinquish the lead after scoring two runs in the first inning when it scored on a two-run single by Ben Holland.

Casper Cutthroats pushed across one run in both the second inning and the ninth. In the second, Casper Cutthroats scored on an RBI single by Nelson, plating Dan Reese.