The Sparks softball team was outscored 23-8 in a pair of losses on Saturday at Lowry.
The Railroaders dropped to 0-3, 0-3 on the season after falling 12-1 to the Buckaroos (6-2, 6-0) on Friday.
After getting swept in its first series of the season, Sparks will look to pick up its first win on Wednesday when it hosts Spring Creek (5-5, 3-3). First pitch is at 3 p.m.
Lowry 17, Sparks 7 (six innings)
The Railroaders scored twice in the top of the sixth to cut their five-run deficit to 10-7 only for the Buckaroos to score seven times in their next at bat.
Lowry’s outburst pushed the gap to 10 and enacted the mercy rule in Saturday’s final game.
Sparks was outhit 13-9.
Lowry 6, Sparks 1
Sparks managed just three hits in a five-run loss in Saturday’s first game.
The Railroaders trailed 2-1 after three innings but the Buckaroos pulled away by scoring once in the fourth, twice in the fifth and once more in the sixth.
Baseball team falls by run rule twice
The Sparks baseball team lost by mercy rule twice on Saturday at Lowry.
The Railroaders fell to 3-4, 0-3 in the DI North. The Buckaroos moved to 6-4, 3-3.
Still yet to play a home game, the Railroaders go to South Tahoe for a three-game series starting on Friday before playing their home opener next Tuesday, April 5 against Truckee.
Lowry 11, Sparks 1 (five innings)
The Railroaders were outhit 9-3 in the final game of the day on Saturday.
Sparks scored its lone run in the top of the second to tie the contest at 1-1 before the hosts answered with 10 unanswered runs, six in the bottom of the second.
Lowry 17, Sparks 2 (five innings)
Lowry scored six runs in the first inning of Saturday’s first game and never looked back, going on to win by 15 runs.
The Railroaders mustered just three hits, two of which came off the bat of Matt Longland. The senior went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles.