MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Southwestern opened its season on a winning note and did in it style as Eric Priester and Jared Drocy teamed up to surrender just one hit in routing West Virginia's Trinity Christian Prep, 15-0, at the Mingo Bay Baseball Tournament in a game that ended after five innings.
The Trojans (1-0) jumped out to a huge seven-run lead after just one inning as Priester went the first three innings, racking up six strikeouts, no hits and a walk. Drocy followed to finish things up, giving up one hit with no strikeouts in two innngs.
Ben Burk and Mike Sandbloom both had two hits for Southwestern, which had a total of eight hits.
Maple Grove’s Jonah Tanner rips a two-run double against Immanuel Heart during the Mingo Bay Baseball Tournament at Myrtle Beach, S.C. , on Monday. See additional photos at cu.post-journal.com.
P-J photo by Scott Reagle
Southwestern was slated to take on Proctor at 9 p.m. on Monday night.
JHS EDGED BY KE
MYRTLE BEACH, SC. - Jamestown seemed to be in control and on the way to a season-opening victory, but Kenmore East had other ideas and roared back in the bottom of the seventh to pull out a 6-5 win.
The Red Raiders held a 5-1 lead going into the frame, but allowed six runs to cross the plate to give Kenmore East the victory.
Offensively for JHS, Chris Haas slammed a double and a triple, Jeff Miller added two hits and an RBI, and Jake Sisson connected for a two-run homer.
Starter Jake Kindberg went 3 innings, giving up two hits, five walks and four strikeouts. He was followed by Chad Nelson, who pitched three innings, surrendering four hits, four walks and he had three strikouts.
Sisson was the last pitcher for JHS and he ended up with the loss, allowing two walks and one earned run.
Jamestown will take on Corning today at 10 a.m.
BEARS FALL TO PENFIELD
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Frewsburg (2-1) produced 10 hits, but couldn't bring runners on base home as Penfield came away with a 10-2 with the Bears' only runs coming in the final inning.
Penfield had 11 hits and was able to maintain a steady diet of runs throughout the contest.
For Frewsburg, the losing pitcher was Bryce Raymond, who went four innngs, giving up nine hits, five runs, three walks and had three strikeouts. Cordell O'Brian followed in relief, going the final three innings, surrendering two hits, two runs, four walks and two strikeouts.
Tage Johnson drilled two doubles, Cody Carter had two hits with a triple, and Trevor Spicer connected for two hits and an RBI.
Frewsburg was slated to play Newburgh Free Academy at 7 p.m. on Monday.