|ATHENS / SAYRE LITTLE LEAGUE (MINORS): ATHENS ANIMAL HOSPITAL TOPS JOHNNY D'S ICE CREAM, 6-2, IN PITCHER'S DUEL (2018-05-11)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — A trio of Athens Animal Hospital pitchers held Johnny D’s Ice Cream to four hits in a 6-2 win here Thursday evening in Athens / Sayre Little League Minors Division baseball action.
Eli Hicks started and earned the win for Athens Animal Hospital, allowing two hits, and striking out five in 2 1/3 innings of scoreless ball.
Rodney Chapman relieved, and allowed two runs on two hits, while striking out two and walking three in 2/3 of an inning, and Xavier Watson closed out the game with 1 1/3 innings of hitless relief, striking out three and walking one.
Kamdyn Wheeler stoked a pair of singles, scored one run, and drove in one run, and Watson tripled, scored one run, and had three RBI to pace AAH’s six-hit attack, while Hicks singled, scored a run, and drove in a run, Jacob Saxon singled, and scored a run, and Peter Bertsch added a single.
Brady Flynn doubled and singled, and scored one run, and Carson Rockwell singled twice, and drive in a run to account for Johnny D’s four hits in the game.
Kayne McCutcheon started on the mound for Johnny D’s, allowing four runs — three earned — on two hits, while striking out five and walking five in 2 1/3 innings.
Rockwell pitched one inning, allowing two runs on four hits, and striking out two.