Bluefield College diamond squad has local trio

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 13 April 2021 at 6:59 pm

Contributed Photos – Local players on the Bluefield College baseball squad include, from left, Jason Downs, Andy Xapsos and Ryan Voss.

The Niagara-Orleans League is well represented on the Bluefield West Virginia College baseball squad this spring as the Rams roster includes a trio of local players.

That trio includes Roy-Hart graduate Andy Xapsos, Barker grad Ryan Voss and Albion grad Jason Downs.

Xapsos, a senior infielder, has a .264 batting average with 21 hits and 8 RBI to date.

Voss, a sophomore pitcher, has posted a 2-3 record on the mound with 44 strikeouts.

Downs, who is also a sophomore pitcher, has picked up a win and notched 28 strikeouts.

Voss and Downs both began their collegiate baseball careers at Genesee Community College.