Barker, Roy-Hart win Midget A openers

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 14 June 2017 at 1:03 pm

Pitching was the name of the game as Barker and Roy-Hart both scored victories in a season opening Midget A League doubleheader Tuesday evening at Gasport.

Barker downed Orchard Park 5-3 in the opener as Eddie Wasnock pitched a 1 hitter with 13 strikeouts.

Roy-Hart then blanked Albion 7-0 in the nightcap as Cameron Meadows hurled a no hitter with 18 strikeouts.

Barker snapped a 3-3 tie by scoring twice in the fifth inning on  a fielders choicec play off the bat of Josh Richbart and an RBI single by Logan Harris.

Earlier Barker scored once in the first on a bases loaded walk, once in the second on a triple by Devan Mangan and once in the third on a sacrifice by Richbart.

Preston Harris added 2 hits for Barker as Wasnock and Evan Ecker each had 1.

Roy-Hart broke away from a close 2-0 game by erupting for five runs in the fifth inning highlighted by a two-run hit by Walker Samanka who had 2 hits in the contest.  Charlie Brigham and Steve Moskaluk also each had an RBI.