Raiders score diamond victory over Bees

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 13 April 2017 at 8:12 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Barker’s Kyle MacDonald slides into second base as Elba/Byron-Bergen’s Alex Dean makes the tag. The action took place during the host Raiders win over the Bees this afternoon.

Ryan Voss delivers a pitch for the Raiders.

A big fifth inning scoring burst keyed Barker to an 8-2 victory over visiting Elba/Byron-Bergen this afternoon in a non league baseball game.

Breaking away from a 2-2 deadlock, the Raiders erupted for 4 runs in the decisive fifth frame as Chauncey McKee, Kyle MacDonald and Austin Sullivan all banged out RBI singles.

MacDonald and Sullivan both had a pair of hits on the day.

Colin Noeth and Josh Hohn both had 2 hits for the Bees.

Ryan Voss picked up the win on the mound for the Raiders scattering 6 hits and striking out 10 over six and two-thirds innings.

Barker improves to 3-1.