Tigers score diamond sweep

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 25 April 2015 at 12:00 am

Lyndonville tops Barker in softball; Webster Christian in baseball

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Maddy Boyle bangs out one of her four hits during Lyndonville’s softball win over visiting Barker this afternoon. The Tigers baseball squad also scored a home field win over Webster Christian.

Lyndonville’s baseball and softball teams both scored home field victories this afternoon and by the same identical score.

The Lyndonville softball squad improved to 5-1 by defeating Barker 15-4.

The Tigers baseball squad likewise posted a 15-4 victory over Webster Christian to go to 5-2 on the season.

The Lady Tigers used big seven run scoring bursts in both the first and second innings to key the win over Barker.

A double by Miranda Lembke along with two singles by Rebekah Hoffee and one each by Maddy Boyle and Kaitlyn Albone highlighted the first inning uprising.

Aubrey Lewis then had a triple in the second frame which also included singles by Boyle, Morgan Hungerford, Haley Wetherbee and Albone.

Boyle, who also picked up the win in the circle registering 7 strikeouts, had a total of 4 hits, including a triple, and Albone 3.

The Lady Tigers defense also turned two double plays both triggered by Lisa Boyce at third base. The first went from Boyce to Morgan Hungerford at first to Hoffee at short and the second from Boyce to Hungerford.

Destinee Hillman had 3 hits and Ann Buffington 2 for Barker. Hillman’s hits included a double which highlighted a four run fourth inning that also includes singles by Buffington, Kylie Miller and Courtney Bodine.

Ann Buffington bangs out a hit for Barker.

Leading by a narrow 7-4 margin, the Lyndonville baseball team put a lock on the victory over Webster Christian by erupting for eight runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.

Two-run singles by Chris Scroger, Michael Wells and Ty Hrovat highlighted the decisive uprising for the Tigers.

Earlier, Wells also had a two-run single to key a four-run first inning.

Jacob Hoffee had 4 hits on the day for Lyndonville as AJ Buckland had 3 and Wells and Hrovat 2 each.

The Tigers defense also had a big day turning a total of three double plays.

The first went from Buckland in center to Wells at third to Ianni at catcher to Hoffee at second in the third inning; the second from Hoffee to Brandon Schoolcraft at first in the fifth and the third from Scroger at second to Hrovat at short to Schoolcraft in the seventh.