Barker wins Midget ‘A’ season opener

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 7 June 2016 at 12:00 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Eddie Wasnock delivers a pitch for Barker during this evening’s Midget ‘A’ League season opening win over Lockport 1 at Gasport.

Led by a strong pitching performance, Barker bested Lockport 1 10-1 this evening in a season opening Lockport Midget A League game under the lights at Gasport.

Eddie Wasnock hurled a 1 hitter with 12 strikeouts to set the pace for Barker.

Breaking a scoreless deadlock, Barker scored the only 2 runs it needed in the fourth inning on a single by Brad Wilson and a passed ball.

Barker then broke the contest open by erupting for 5 runs in the fifth inning highlighted by two-run singles by Devon Mangan and Chauncy McKee.

Barker capped off the win by scoring 3 times in the seventh on a two-run single by Kyle MacDonald and an RBI single by McKee.

Lockport 1 third baseman Wyatt Redburn stretches to tag out Barker base runner Brad Wilson.