NTL JUNIOR HIGH BASEBALL: HORTON POWERS SAYRE TO WINS OVER CANTON, COWANSQUE VALLEY (2019-05-12)
Valley Sports Report
WESTFIELD, Pa. — Lucas Horton shined on the mound, and at the plate to help Sayre to wins over Canton and Cowanesque Valley here Saturday afternoon in NTL junior high baseball action.
Sayre 8, Canton 0
Lucas Horton was nearly perfect on the mound, and powered Sayre at the plate as well in an 8-0 win over Canton Saturday afternoon in NTL junior high baseball action.
Horton fanned 15, with the only Canton runner to reach base came via a two-out error in the fifth inning. He struck out 12 of the first 13 batters he faces, striking out the side in the first, third, fourth, and sixth innings.
Horton was also 4-for-4 with a triple, three runs scored, and one RBI to lead Sayre’s 10-hit attack, while Jackson Hubbard doubled and singled, scored two runs, and drove in one run, and Johnathyn Apgar stroked two singles and scored one run.
Jack Ennis singled and scored one run, and Kegan Hayford singled and drove in one run for the junior Redskins, while Joey VanAllen scored one run, and Will Crossett drove in one run.
Sayre 8, Cowanesque Valley 5
Sayre jumped out to a quick 6-1 lead, and held on for an 8-5 win over Cowanesque Valley — its second win Saturday afternoon.
Lucas Horton homered, doubled, and singled, scored two runs , and drove in one run, and Kegan Hayford was 3-for-3 with one run scored, and two RBI to power Sayre at the plate.
Zack Garrity tripled and singled, scored two runs, and drove in one run, while Jackson Hubbard doubled and singled, scored one run, and knocked in one run, Jack Ennis singled, scored one run, and drove in one run, Gabe Horton singled and scored one run, and Chris Naylor and Will Crossett each added a single. Thomas Morley and David Hall each drove in one run.
Hall started on the mound for Sayre, allowing three runs — none earned — on one hit, while striking out two and walking three in two innings.
Hubbard relieved, allowing two runs on one hit, while striking out four and walking five in two innings of relief, and Tanner Green closed the game with a scoreless inning with one walk.
Sayre improves to 6-5 on the season.