Pacer baseball team earns two big conference victories
The Switzerland County Pacer varsity baseball team has been racking up some big wins over the past week.
Here’s a recap of the action:
On Wednesday, May 4th, the Pacers traveled to Versailles and defeated South Ripley by a final score of 12-0 in a game stopped after five innings by the Mercy Rule.
Evan Halstenberg went the distance for Switzerland County to earn the win, allowing just one hit while striking out six.
At bat, Halstenberg was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI.
Roman Hite had a big night at the plate, going 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI; and Cam Craig was 2-for-4 with two RBI.
Kaleb Koons was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a stolen base; Austin Bosaw was 1-for-3; Jackson Sparks was 1-for-3 with an RBI and he was hit by a pitch; and Bryce Turner was 0-for-1 officially, but drew three walks and scored two runs. He also stole a base.
Ben Hicks scored two runs in the contest; and Drew Chatham and Jace Hambrick also each scored a run.
On Monday, May 9th, the Pacers hosted conference rival Milan, and a grand slam home run by Bryce Turner broke open the game and led Switzerland County to a big 15-3 win.
Turner was 2-for-4 at the plate on the night, scoring two runs and stealing two bases.
Roman Hite was 3-for-4 hitting in the lead off spot, scoring a run and driving in two and he also stole a base.
Kaleb Koons was 2-for-5 at the dish, scoring a run and stealing a base; Cam Craig was 3-for-4 with a double, scoring a run and providing two RBI; and Austin Bosaw was 1-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI.
Evan Halstenberg was 2-for-4 with a double and three runs scored; Kobe Roark was 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI; Jackson Sparks was 1-for-4 with a run scored; and Ben Hicks was 3-for-3 with two runs scored, two RBI, he was hit by a pitch in one at bat, and he stole two bases.
On the mound, Sparks went six, allowing three unearned runs and one walk while striking out four.