The Homer baseball team opened up the season with a 17-0 loss in Kodiak on Friday and a 10-5 loss on Saturday in Northern Lights Conference action.
Kodiak moved to 5-4 overall and 2-0 in the NLC.
Austin Frick had a big game for the Bears on Friday, going 3 for 3 with four runs. Tyler Jester and Joe Mauer scored three runs for the Bears.
Homer did not have a hit in four innings against Jakob Arnold.
For Homer, Nahoa Jette gave up 10 runs — nine earned — in 1 1-3 innings, while Kyle Johnson yielded seven runs — none earned — in 1 2-3 innings.
Saturday, Myles Wilson, Frick, Sam Kirkenslager and Joe Schactler each had two runs to lead the Bears to victory.
For Homer, Jette walked and scored twice to lead the way.
Joe Levan pitched the first five innings for Kodiak, giving up two unearned runs while striking out nine.
For Homer, Wiley Donich pitched the first 3 1-3 innings, giving up 10 runs — eight earned. Sheldon Hutt pitched the final 2 2-3 innings, giving up no runs.