NEVADA — The Jefferson City Renegades dropped their first road game of the season Monday, losing 10-2 to the Nevada Griffons in MINK League action.
Neavada led 8-0 through five innings, scoring four runs in each of the third and fifth innings.
In the fifth, Jesse Fonteboa and Conner Wytko each hit two-run home runs for the Griffons off Renegades relief pitcher Grayson Gregrich.
Jefferson City got on the scoreboard in the top of the sixth. Hamilton Anderson hit a leadoff single, Andrew Paten followed with a single and Ben Burton grounded out to the shortstop, scoring Anderson.
The Renegades scored their other run in the eighth, as Burton doubled and scored on Ale Claro's two-out single.
Caden Diel had the only multihit game for Jefferson City, going 2-for-4 with a pair of singles.
The Renegades used six pitchers in the game. Xander Lovin took the loss, allowing four runs on three hits with one walk and three strikeouts in three innings on the mound.
Richard Kiel went eight innings for Nevada (2-3), striking out two batters.
Jefferson City (4-2) is off today and returns home Wednesday to host Nevada. First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Vivion Field.