Barre has 3 win week in Midget League

Contributed Story Posted 4 June 2017 at 9:59 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – Cade Wolcott delivers a pitch for Barre in the win over St. Mary’s.

It was a busy but very successful week of competition in the Albion Midget League for Barre which scored three victories 6-0 over Carlton, 6-0 over Sandstone and 18-2 over St. Mary’s.

Brad Martin picked up the win on the mound for Barre in the win over Carlton allowing only 1 hit and striking out 7 over 4 innings. Cade Wolcott came on to register the final 6 outs. Martin, Tyler Gibson, Owen Bentley, Nick Harling and Nate Gibson all had hits for Barre which broke the game open with 5 runs in the fifth inning.

Tyler Gibson hurled a 3 hitter with 15 strikeouts in Barre’s win over Sandstone. He also banged out 3 hits and drove in 4 runs. Wolcott also had a multiple hit game.

A big 9 run fourth inning highlighted Barre’s win over St. Mary’s. Tyler Gibson and Josh Bovenzi had multiple hits while Wolcott and Benntley each drove in 3 runs. On the mound, Wolcott allowed no hits over 4 innings as Austin Narburgh and Jason Conn came on to get the final 6 outs.

Sandstone wins two
Sandstone improved to 4-1 by scoring a pair of wins, 6-3  over Vets and 7-5 over Carlton.

A three-run fifth inning on a double by Kyle VanAmeron, a single by Caleb Fox and a pair of walks provided the margin of victory for Sandstone against Vets.  Fox, Chris Sacco, Jake Hughson and Elliott Trapiss also had hits during a two-run third inning and Hughson a double to help plate a run in the fourth.

Doubles by Bobby Dysard and Brandon Nashburn helped drive in 2 early runs for Vets. Dysard also had a triple.

Trailing, 4-3, Sandstone scored 4 runs in the third inning as Hughson had a home run and Caden Uderitz a double to key the win over Carlton. Fox also had a two-run homer to highlight a three-run first inning. Hughson finished with 3 hits and Uderitz 2.

Bryce Wilson had a home run to key a three-run first inning for Carlton. He had a total of 3 hits including an RBI single in the second which gave Carlton a 4-3 lead.

Rotary Lions 8, St. Mary’s 8
Rotary Lions and St. Mary’s tied with 8 runs each after 6 innings. The game was halted due to darkness and will continue the next time the teams play.

St. Mary’s jumped out to an early lead, highlighted by a 2-run home run from Reuben Rivers. He also added a double and key RBI single later in the game. Christian Swiercznski and Nick Andrews had three hits for St. Mary’s, and Jayce Ashton had two hits including a 2-run double. Tommy Fox also had a 2-run single for St. Mary’s.

Dallas Ecker reached base four times and scored four runs for Rotary. Mason Bennett also reached base four times. Simon Ellison had three hits and Tristan Lusk a triple with the bases loaded to bring in two runs in the sixth inning. The potential winning run from Lusk’s hit was thrown out at the plate after Rivers fired in the ball from centerfield.

Vets 6, St. Mary’s 5
The Vets defeated St. Mary’s in back and forth game that ended 6-5 after Bobby Dysard hit a towering triple in the bottom of the sixth to bring home the winning run.

St. Mary’s tied the game in the top of the sixth on a key 2-run single by Reuben Rivers.

Jayce Ashton pitched five strong innings for St. Mary’s, striking out 13 batters. Ashton also had two hits, including an RBI single. Christian Swiercznski had three hits and scored two runs for St. Mary’s.

Dysard had two triples and 2 RBIs on the day, and also pitched three strong innings in relief.

Seth Janus and John Bianchi also had two hits. Adrian Kingdollar pitched well for the first three innings before Dysard finished for the Vets.