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Barre nips St. Mary’s to stay unbeaten

Contributed Story Posted 6 July 2019 at 4:28 pm

In a close 7-6 game Barre held on to defeat St Mary’s this morning and remain unbeaten in the Albion Midget League.

Barre jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning after a walk and 3 singles in a row by Nathan Gibson, Josh Bovenzi, and Lucas Martin.

St Mary’s was held scoreless until the third inning when Jack Kinter put them on the board with a solo homerun.

Barre responded by scoring 2 more in the third on a double by Bovenzi, an RBI single by Oliver Beach and a double by Jacob Neal.

Barre added 3 more in the fourth inning on a lead off single from Mason Snook, double from Cami London, and a Homerun by Bovenzi.

St Mary’s came back in the top of the sixth to score 4 runs on a couple of walks, single by Kinter and a homerun by Blake Preston.

The game ended on a put out from Martin at second to London at first, the only put out of the game for Barre, as the other 17 outs came via strike outs from Bovenzi.

London and Bovenzi ended the day with 3 hits each and Martin 2 hits for Barre.  St. Mary’s had 2 multi-hit contributions from Kinter and Aaron Sugar with 2 hits each.

Barre 30, Vets 3
Earlier in the week, Barre also defeated Vets 30-3 erupting for an astonishing 28 team hits.

London lead the way at the plate going a perfect 5 for 5 on the night with a triple and 2 doubles.  Bovenzi went 4 for 5 with 3 homeruns and a double. Martin and Neal also added 4 hits each, Beach and Owen Bentley 3 hits, and Mackenzie Snook 2 hits.  Mason Snook, Zach VanCott and Charlie Ward also contributed a hit to the game.

For the Vets, Bryar Dysard lead the way going 3 for 4 with a double and 2 singles.  Peyton Robinson added another hit for the Vets.