R-VI baseball has tough games
The Community R-VI Trojans baseball team had mixed results in recent Madison Tournament and EMO Conference games.
In the Madison Tournament, the Trojans dropped game one 11-0 to Canton.
Pitcher Doug Davenport pitched 4 1/3 innings and gave up nine runs on seven hits with five walks. He struck out one batter.
Zane Meador finished the game and allowed two earned runs on two hits with three walks.
In game two, Community R-VI crushed Slater 20-0.
Collin Dungan tossed a complete-game two-hitter.. He had five strikeouts and no walks.
Lane Thebeau went 4-for-4 and his first homerun of the season. The Trojans had 23 hits in the win.
“After having a few games of poor luck at the plate it was nice to see the guys string together some hits,” said Community R-VI head coach Mike Boedeker.
“Collin Dungan gave us a good outing and this helps our pitchers get some much needed rest.”
In an EMO Conference game, the Trojans were shutout 11-0 in five innings with North Callaway.
Kyle Curtis started the game and struck out five while walking seven.
He gave up four earned runs in 2 1/3 innings.
Kyle Curtis, Harris, and Dungan each had one hit.
“We put a number of balls in play but couldn’t get the clutch hit when we needed it,” Boedeker said.
The Trojans followed the loss with a tough 1-0 victory over rival Wellsville.
Clay Thebeau was the winning pitcher after he struck out 10 and gave up just one hit over five innings. He also walked seven.
Lane Thebeau entered the game in relief and struck out five in two innings.
Curtis led the offense with a game-winning home run in the fourth inning to right centerfield.
Lean Thebeau was 2-for-3 with a stolen base.
The Trojans lost a tough game to Clopton, 10-9 in eight innings.
Lane Thebeau started the game and struck out two in three innings. He also gave up four runs on six hits.
Harris entered the game in relief and tossed 4 2/3 innings. He allowed five earned runs, 12 hits, four walks, while striking out four.
Curtis led the offense with his third homerun in a conference play. He went 3-for-4.
Clay Thebeau had two hits and two doubles.
“We always expect a tough game when we play Clopton,” Boedeker said. “They’re a solid baseball team and I’m proud of the effort we put out there on Friday night.”