The Boise Hawks exploded for 4 runs in the first inning Wednesday night as they beat the Salem Keizer Volcanoes 8-3.

The NW Leagues pitcher of the week last week, Breiling Eusebio struck out 7 Volcanoes in 5 innings as he coasted to the victory.

Daniel Jipping of the Hawks was 2 for 4 at the plate including a homer and 3 RBI.

The Hawks are now 6-7 on the year and will host Spokane Thursday-Sunday.