The Boise Hawks won for just the second time on their 8 game road trip beating Tri-City, 7-6. The seven runs is the most the Hawks have had since winning last week at Vancouver.
Boise went down 1-0 early, but had a huge third inning. Arismendy Alcantara got the rally started off with a single with one out. Then the Northwest Leagues leader in batting average Alvaro Ramirez singled, his average is at .358. Pierre LePage followed those two singles with another single and brought in Alcantara from third to tie the game at one. After Ramirez and LePage worked a double steal Richard Jones singled in both of them to give the Hawks a 3-1 lead. After an Elliot Soto strikeout Micah Gibbs doubled in Jones to make it 4-1 and a Chris Huseby single brought in Gibbs to cap a five run third inning.
Try-City would get two of those runs back in their half of the fourth and the the Dust Devils would take the lead in the seventh inning at 6-5.
In the eighth inning the Hawks rallied again. Arismendy Alcantara hit a two out single that scored Dustin Harrington to tie the game at 6.
In the ninth Elliot Soto hit an RBI single to give Boise the lead for good at 7-6.
Steve Grife got the save -- his first of the season.
The Hawks and Dust-Devils play again on Thursday night, first pitch is set for 8:05 MTN.