Pacers pick up a win; split doubleheader; and take a big win over Madison Cubs


The Switzerland County Pacer baseball team traveled to Milan Wednesday, April 12th and brought home a win 14-3 — playing only five innings because of the 10-run rule.

The Pacers trailed 1-0 until the third inning when they erupted with 10 runs. Several players had hits in the inning including two from Cody Peters and Tyler May — who had a two run double that highlighted the inning.

The fourth inning brought singles by Aaron Moore and Cody Peters; and Travis Webster followed with a two run double.

In the fifth inning, Zach Getz was hit by a pitch; and singles were made by Michael Otter and Aaron Moore. Cody Peters scored two runs to finish the Switzerland County Pacers scoring.

“Our offense finally came alive. Ten different players pounded out 16 hits. Cody led us with four hits, but it was a true team effort. Tyler threw well after he settled down,” coach Shannon Barger said. “The first win of the season is always the hardest to get. It also evens our ORVC record. It was a great team effort.”

Tyler May pitched the five innings of the game and had 11 strikeouts, three earned runs and three walks.

Cody Peters and Tyler May each had three RBI; Travis Webster and Matt Wegman had two RBI each. Bryan Levell and Aaron Moore finished with an RBI each.

Cody Peters lead the team with four hits; Travis Webster (one double), Tyler May (one double), and Aaron Moore all had two each. T.J. Sefton, Zach Getz, Kris Hetrick, Bryan Level, Michael Otter and Matt Wegman all finished the game with one hit each.

Scoring the runs were: Cody Peters with three; Zach Getz and Travis Webster each with two; Aaron Moore, Matt Wegman, Michael Otter, Bryan Levell, Kris Hetrick, Tyler May and T.J. Sefton all finished with one each.


The Pacer baseball team split games with Austin on Saturday in a doubleheader; losing the first game 7-1 before winning the second game by a score of 7-4.

The Pacers scored their only run in the first game when they were down by four runs in the fifth inning and Bryan Levell had a single and went to third base on a double by Michael Otter. Bryan Levell was then able to score on a wild pitch.

Cody Peters pitched six innings during the game and had seven strikeouts, three walks and five earned runs; Tyler May pitched one inning and had a strike out during the inning.

Hits during the game were made by Tyler May, Zach Getz, Kris Hetrick, Matt Wegman, Bryan Levell and Michael Otter who was the only one to get a double.

“Our offense let us down, we left six runners in scoring position and struck out 11 times. Defensively, we struggled to come up with plays to stop big innings,” coach Shannon Barger said. “Cody continues to build up his stamina and get better every game out.”


In the second game with Austin, the Pacers were down by one in the fourth inning when Kris Hetrick led off with a double, Michael Otter was hit by a pitch; and Bryan Levell and Aaron Moore both laid down bunts that were thrown away — scoring three runs. Travis Webster finished off the scoring with a double that brought in Aaron Moore.

In the sixth inning, after the Eagles had scored and tied the game up 4-4, Bryan Levell led off with a double and scored on a single by Cody Peters who then stole second base. Cody Peters was then able to score on a single by T.J. Sefton. Tyler May ended the scoring by knocking in T.J. Sefton with a double to end the scoring 7-4.

Hitting for the Pacers were: T.J. Sefton with three, Travis Webster, Tyler May, Kris Hetrick all with two hits each; and Cody Peters and Bryan Levell each had one.

Travis Webster, T.J. Sefton, Tyler May, Aaron Moore and Cody Peters all had an RBI in the game.

Tyler May, Bryan Levell , Travis Webster, Kris Hetrick all had doubles; Kris Hetrick also had a triple during the game.

Travis Webster pitched six innings with seven strikeouts, one earned run and no walks. Tyler May pitched one inning and had a strikeout.

“Travis Webster threw a terrific game; he struck out seven and gave up one earned run in the sixth inning. We finally got some big hits when we needed them and executed some terrific bunts,” coach Shannon Barger said. “Austin has a real nice team and it was a good effort to come back and get a split.”


The Pacers played Monday night against the Madison Cubs, and earned a win with a score of 6-4.

In the first inning Travis Webster walked and was moved to second base on a sacrifice bunt by T.J. Sefton; and scored when a ground ball was hit by Tyler May that was bobbled by a Cub infielder.

The second inning, Bryan Levell reached base on a fielder’s choice; Michael Otter and Travis Webster each had a walk. Bryan Levell and Michael Otter each came home on T.J. Sefton’s two-run single. Travis Webster scored on a single by Tyler May; T.J. Sefton then scored when the Madison Cubs threw the ball away.

In the fourth inning, Travis Webster was hit by a pitch and T.J. Sefton hit a single. The Pacer runners moved around on a wild pitch, and Travis Webster scored on a sacrifice fly by Tyler May.

Leading the team at bat was T.J. Sefton. He was 2-for-2 at the plate and had two RBI and a run. Tyler May and Matt Wegman had a hit each; Tyler May also had an RBI. Travis Webster had three runs, Bryan Levell and Michael Otter each had a run.

Tyler May pitched six innings; he had six strikeouts, four walks and two runs earned. Travis Webster finished the game pitching the last inning and walked two.

“Tyler May and Travis Webster pitched on guts and got us the win. We had some big hits when we needed them, especially from T.J. Sefton and Tyler May with back-to-back two-out hits in the second inning,” Coach Barger said. “We also executed offensively with bunts and sacrifice flies. We still are having trouble defensively because we are not aggressive. This was a nice win to get our record back to .500.”