The JV baseball team played an extra-inning game against Wilson Hall last night. The game ended after eight innings in a 1-1 tie due to time limitations. The Barons scored their run in the bottom of the 2nd inning on a single by Brandon Spittle. The Panthers scored their lone run in the 5th inning taking advantage of an error by the Baron shortstop. Trevor Dacus and Caleb Wilson both pitched very well last night as Trevor pitched five innings giving up the one run, six hits while striking out four. Caleb pitched three innings giving up no runs, two hits and striking out one. At the plate, the Panthers had five hits. Caleb Wilson and James Reed both had two hits and Anderson Blevins had the other. James Reed had the lone RBI. The JV team is now 6-1-1.
The varsity team lost to the Barons 9-4. The Panthers played a good game but allowed the Barons to have one big inning, the 4th in which they scored seven runs. Jonathan Liva pitched 3 1/3 innings allowing six runs, five of them earned. The Barons slapped out six hits against Jonathan. Joseph Sightler pitched the final 3 2/3 innings. He allowed three runs, two of which were earned. He gave up four hits while striking out three. After a slow start, the Panthers ended the night with 10 hits. Matthew Lord hit a triple and had another solid line drive that the Baron’s left fielder made a nice play on. Joseph broke out his slump by getting two hits one of which was a double. Alex Blevins had three hits, two singles and a double and Danny Morales ended the night with two RBI’s. The varsity team is non 4-4.