Raiders down Tigers; Rams romp

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 11 April 2022 at 7:30 pm

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Andy Hill bangs out one his four hits for Barker during the Raiders non league win at Lyndonville this afternoon.

Jumping out to a quick 3-0 first inning lead, Barker went on to defeat host Lyndonville 8-3 in a non league baseball game this afternoon.

In other non league action, Roy-Hart romped past host Lew-Port 19-5 and Albion dropped an 11-5 decision at Kenmore East.

A two out, two-run single by Andy Hill highlighted the first inning for Barker which broke the game open with four more runs in the third inning. Aidan Voss had a two-run single and Zach Hill an RBI single to highlight that uprising which upped the Raiders advantage to 7-0.

Andy Hill finished with a total of 4 hits as Voss and Isaac Monaco each had 3 and Zach Hill 2.

Roman Heinsler and Maddox Stirk both had a pair of hits for Lyndonville. A double by Heinsler plated the Tigers first run in the sixth inning and errors helped to plate two more in the seventh.

Drew Sandolfini picked up the win on the mound for the Raiders allowing 4 hits and striking out 11 over the first six innings.

Roy-Hart 19, Lew-Port 5
Scoring early and often, Roy-Hart rolled to a season opening 19-5 victory over host Lew-Port.

Brayden Hy, Jake Gould, Jay Heideman, Ethan Kuzma and Remington Albee each banged out two hits for Roy-Hart which scored 2 runs in the first inning, 4 in the second, fourth and seventh frames and five in the third.

Heideman’s hits included a grand slam home run as Tommy Russo had a triple and Hy, Kuzma and Gould all chipped in with doubles.

A trio of pitchers combined to hurl a four hitter for the Rams. Russo and Dawson Draper each pitched 3 innings with 6 strikeouts and Heideman hurled 1 with 1 strikeout.

Kenmore East 11, Albion 5
Jacob Hughson and Javon Jones each had 2 hits and Brendan LeBaron an RBI triple for Albion in the 11-5 non league loss at Ken East.

The Purple Eagles next host Kendall in another non league contest at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.