Baseball Roundup: Jamestown Blows Past Bruton

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Evan Lowery catches a fly ball. (Ty Hodges/WYDaily)
Jamestown center fielder Evan Lowery catches a fly ball. (Ty Hodges/WYDaily)

Jamestown’s offense surged for 12 runs on Tuesday, leading to a 12-1 five-inning rout of Bruton at home.

Evan Lowery paced the Eagles offense, going 1 for 3 with 4 RBIs. Lowery’s teammates Garrick Colorado and Michael Schmidt each went 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs.

The Eagles (11-3) got off to a quick start in the bottom of the first inning as Colorado sent a line drive to center field, driving in the first run of the game.

Two at-bats later, Lowery smacked a sacrifice fly to left field, bringing in another run. Kevin Mooney hit an RBI single to left field later in the inning, putting Jamestown up 3-0.

Jamestown continued flexing its offensive muscle, scoring two more runs in the bottom of the second inning.

Trailing 6-0, Bruton got on the scoreboard in the top of the sixth inning after Braydon Floyd singled to left field, bringing Kyle Morgan home.

The Eagles put an end to the game early after scoring six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Colorado looped an RBI single to center field before Schmidt hit a two-run double to center field, putting Jamestown up 9-1.

Lowery capped the game off by belting a 3-run home run over the right field fence, ending the game due to the Virginia High School League’s 10-run rule.

Jamestown, which has won seven of its last eight games, will look to continue riding its hot streak as the Eagles host York at 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Conversely, Bruton (2-12) has lost nine consecutive games dating back to April 14. The Panthers hope to buck their losing trend when they host Tabb at 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Bruton: 000;001 – 1 4 1
Jamestown: 320;106 – 12 8 1

WP: Kent Klyman
LP: Brett Martin

Bruton: Braydon Floyd (1-3, RBI), Kyle Morgan (1-3, R)
Jamestown: Evan Lowery (1-3, 4 RBIs), Garrick Colorado (2-4, 2 RBIs)

 

Lafayette Eases Past Poquoson

After struggling to score through the first four innings, Lafayette piled on eight runs over the last three innings en route to a 9-2 road win against Poquoson.

The Rams started rolling on offense in the top of the fifth inning after Daniel Blankinship smacked a two-run home run over the left field fence to put Lafayette up 3-0. Blankinship finished the game with 3 RBIs off a pair of hits.

After two Poquoson runs in the bottom of the fifth cut Lafayette’s lead to one run, the Rams responded in the top of the sixth with back-to-back RBI singles from Matt Keane and Luc Lipcius.

The game was put out of reach in the top of the seventh after Preston Goodbar hit an RBI double to center field, which gave way to a pinch-hit single by Mitch Barrick. The hard ground ball by Barrick sailed past the Poquoson third baseman, driving in the final two runs of the game.

Lafayette (9-4) will continue its season at 4:30 p.m. Friday when the Rams host Smithfield.

Lafayette: 100;023;3 – 9 13 1
Poquoson: 000;020;0 – 2 4 1

WP: Chase Bauer
LP: J.D. Costulis

Lafayette: Daniel Blankinship (2-4, 3 RBIs), Mitch Barrick (1-1, 2 RBIs)
Poquoson: Trey Hicks (1-2, 2 RBIs)

 

Early Runs Secure Win for Tabb

Tabb scored six runs through the first two innings, which proved enough to keep Warhill at bay during an 8-5 home win Tuesday.

Hunter Watson threw six innings, allowing four earned runs on seven hits. Watson also contributed on offense, driving in a run for the Tigers.

Jake Berrena and Nick Hunter did most of the heavy lifting on offense for Tabb, going 3 for 4 and 2 for 4, respectively, with each player driving in a run.

Warhill’s (9-5) Luke Bruce did his best to keep the Lions in the game, going 2 for 4 from the plate with 2 RBIs.

The win gives Tabb three straight, including six of its last seven. The Tigers will face a quick turnaround as they travel to take on Phoebus at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

For Warhill, the setback comes as the first loss for the Lions in seven games. Warhill (10-5) will look to rebound as it visits Grafton at 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Warhill: 102;002;0 – 5 7 3
Tabb: 330;110;x – 8 8 2

WP: Hunter Watson
LP: Aharon Davidson

Warhill: Pat Daly (1-2, RBI, 2 BB), Luke Bruce (2-4, 2 RBIs)
Tabb: Hunter Watson (1-3, RBI), Jake Berrena (3-4, RBI)