BVC baseball roundup: Schroeder pitches McComb past L-B

McCOMB — Tanner Schroeder pitched a one-hit shutout with 12 strikeouts Monday to lead McComb to a 2-0 victory over Liberty-Benton in a Blanchard Valley Conference baseball game.

Justin Wasson singled, doubled and drove in a run for McComb (6-5 overall, 5-1 BVC). Kyle Wasson had a single and an RBI, and Tristen Sherick singled twice.

Jon Sadler had the lone hit for Liberty-Benton (5-4, 4-1 BVC).

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WP — Schroeder (4-0). LP — Snider. TOP HITTERS: (McC) J. Wasson 1B, 2B, RBI; Sherick 2-1B; K. Wasson 1B, RBI.

RECORDS: Liberty-Benton 5-4 overall, 4-1 Blanchard Valley Conference; McComb 6-5, 5-1.

VAN BUREN 7
HOPEWELL-LOUDON 6

BASCOM — Angel Garcia pitched a pair of perfect relief innings and broke a tie with an RBi double in the eighth inning to maintain Van Buren’s perfect Blanchard Valley Conference record with a 7-6 win over Hopewell-Loudon.

The Black Knights improved to 9-2 overall and 6-0 in the BVC.

Garcia’s double was his lone hit of the game, while he did not walk a batter or allow a hit in his two innings of relief.

Jaden Tabler singled twice and drove in two runs for Van Buren, while Kaleb Snodgrass (RBI) and Saige Warren each singled twice as well.

Zach Kreais tripled and had two RBIs to lead the Chieftains (7-6, 2-4).

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WP — Garcia. LP — Miller. top hitters: (VB) Tabler 2-1B, 2 RBI; Snodgrass 2-1B, RBI; Warren 2-1B; Steveson 1B, 2 RBI; Garcia 2B, RBI. (H-L) Kreais 3B, 2 RBI; Breidenbach & Milligan 2-1B.

records: Van Buren 9-2 overall, 6-0 Blanchard Valley Conference; Hopewell-Loudon 7-6, 2-4.

NORTH BALTIMORE 6
RIVERDALE 1

NORTH BALTIMORE — Tyler Durfey allowed just three hits on the mound and notched two of his own at the plate as North Baltimore topped Riverdale 6-1 in a Blanchard Valley Conference game.

Durfey, who struck out six in a complete game win, singled, doubled and drove in two runs to lead the Tigers (7-4, 3-1). Brendan Cotterman (2 RBI) and Adam Flores each had a pair of singles.

The Falcons suffered just their second conference loss of the season falling to 7-5 overall and 5-2 in the BVC.

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WP — Durfey. LP — Loveridge. top hitters: (NB) Durfey 1B, 2B, 2 RBI; Cotterman 2-1B, 2 RBI; Flores 2-1B.

records: Riverdale 7-5, 5-2 Blanchard Valley Conference; North Baltimore 7-4, 3-1.

ARLINGTON 12
VANLUE 0

ARLINGTON — A 10-run third inning blew the game open as Arlington defeated Vanlue 12-0 in a Blanchard Valley Conference game.

Ben Slough hit a home run and drove in three runs as Arlington improved to 3-9 overall and 1-4 in the BVC. Brayden Bushong also had three RBIs. Matt Johnson struck out five in three innings of work to get the win.

Vanlue (2-11, 1-5 BVC) was limited to three singles.

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WP — Johnson. LP — Kloepfer. TOP HITTERS: (Arl) Dawson 2-1B; Slough HR, 3-RBI; W. Bushong 2-1B, RBI; Johnson 1B, 2B; B. Bushong 1B, 3-RBI.

RECORDS: Vanlue 2-11 overall, 1-5 Blanchard Valley Conference; Arlington 3-9, 1-4.

ARCADIA 1
CORY-RAWSON 0

RAWSON — In a good, old-fashioned pitching duel Monday, Arcadia’s Tristan Martinez fired a complete game shutout as the Redskins edged Cory-Rawson 1-0 in a Blanchard Valley Conference baseball game.

Martinez allowed two hits and struck out nine as Arcadia improved to 4-8, 2-4 BVC. Luke Metzger had an RBI single in the second inning to plate the game’s only run.

Cory-Rawson’s Austin Price allowed only four hits in taking the loss as the Hornets dropped to 2-9, 1-5 BVC.

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WP — Martinez (3-1). LP — Price. TOP HITTERS: (Arc) Metzger 1B, RBI. (C-R) Boehm 2-1B.

RECORDS: Arcadia 4-8, 2-4 Blanchard Valley Conference; Cory-Rawson 2-9, 1-5 BVC.



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