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Jamestown scored a major 8-0 road win against Grassfield, a team that had only lost one game prior to Thursday’s contest against the Eagles.
Garrick Colorado started the scoring in the top of the third inning with a two-run single to left field.
On the next at bat, Cameron Mays grounded out to the shortstop and scored another run. Evan Lowery kept the momentum going with an RBI triple into right field.
With the Eagles leading 4-0, Matt Lansford delivered an RBI double in the top of the fourth inning. Later that inning, Mays and Lowery logged back-to-back RBI singles that extended Jamestown’s lead to 7-0.
An RBI sacrifice fly by Lansford in the top of the fifth inning proved the final run in what was an all-around dominating performance by the Eagles.
Eagles starting pitcher Ryan Devine finished the complete-game effort with two hits allowed and five strikeouts.
Jamestown (9-1) has won eight consecutive games and will look to continue its dominance at home against Poquoson on Tuesday.
Jamestown: 004;310;0 — 8 14 1
Grassfield: 000;000;0 — 0 2 0
WP: Ryan Devine
Jamestown: Evan Lowery (2-4, 2 RBIs), Garrick Colorado (2-4, 2 RBIs)
York Wins High-Scoring Contest Against New Kent
Thursday’s game between York and New Kent was anything but a pitchers’ duel, as both teams combined for 20 runs on 23 hits.
In the end, York came out victorious by a final score of 13-7 at home.
The Falcons opened the scoring in the first inning with an RBI double by Jaime Lewis, who later scored on a throwing error by New Kent.
York continued the momentum in the first inning as Ryan Jordan reached base on an error and scored Trey Kurtyka. On the next at bat, Jonathan Moore smacked a sacrifice fly that drove in Gabe Simmons to put the Falcons up 4-0.
After New Kent scored its first run in the second inning, the Falcons responded with three more runs in the bottom of the second. Lewis came through with an RBI double, which was immediately followed by an RBI double from Kurtyka.
York’s lead grew to as much as 9-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning before New Kent responded with five consecutive runs to close the gap.
The Falcons secured the game by responding with four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and putting the game out of reach.
York (8-2) will resume its season on the road against Warhill on Tuesday.
New Kent: 010;032;1 — 7 10 3
York: 430;204;x — 13 13 2
WP: Gabe Simmons
LP: Blake Frye
New Kent: Mason Tate (2-4, RBI), Brennan Gray (2-4, RBI)
York: Trey Kurtyka (3-4, 2 RBIs), Gabe Simmons (2-3, 2 RBIs)
Bruton Bats Stifled by Smithfield
Bruton was unable to solve Smithfield pitcher Justin Hicks during an 11-1 road loss on Thursday.
The Panthers were only able to muster one hit during the game, with that lone hit coming from Clee Yocum in the top of the fourth inning.
Later that inning, Zach Calloway scored Bruton’s only run on a fielding error by Smithfield after reaching base on a fielder’s choice two at bats earlier.
Meanwhile, Smithfield’s offense seldom slowed during the game after posting five runs in the first inning and adding runs in four of the final five innings.
The Packers scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, giving Smithfield an 11-1 lead and ending the game via the Virginia High School League’s 10-run rule.
Bruton (3-8) will look to rebound on the road against Grafton on Tuesday.
Bruton: 000;100 — 1 1 6
Smithfield: 510;122 — 11 15 2
WP: Jack Darden
LP: Justin Hicks
Bruton: Clee Yocum (1-3)
Smithfield: Jakob Ryan (3-3, 2 RBIs), Jack Darden (2-4, 2 RBIs)
Lafayette Coasts Past Warhill
Lafayette won its fourth consecutive game on Thursday as the Rams coasted past Warhill on the road by a final score of 10-1.
The Rams posted another stellar offensive performance, marking the fourth time this season Lafayette has scored 10 or more runs in a win.
Lafayette (9-1) will visit Smithfield on Tuesday, while Warhill (1-10) will look to stop its five-game losing skid at home against York on Tuesday.
A box score was not provided for this game.
Lafayette 10, Warhill 1