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Van-Far baseball beats the Wildcats, falls to Bowling Green

Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 1:23 pm

Van-Far pitcher Lucas Robinson strides toward the plate on the mound with a pitch against Bowling Green in Farber.

Van-Far pitcher Lucas Robinson strides toward the plate on the mound with a pitch against Bowling Green in Farber.

Van-Far’s baseball team picked up another win on the season last week after knocking off Montgomery County, 11-9. The win was extra special since it came in the absence of head coach Wes Rowden, who was attending the birth of his two granddaughters.
Assistant Coach Don Aulburt took over the reigns of the team for the game.
In the top of the first inning, Van-Far scored two runs when Layten McMillen had a two-RBI double.
Austin Speagle had a bases-loaded, two-RBI double to score Mike Colson and McMillen.
The Wildcats responded with five runs in their first at-bat to take a 5-4 lead.
Josh Hodde’s triple scored Wyatt McDowell and Speagle for two runs in the third.
In the fifth inning, Cameron Barsé had a single with two RBIs.
In the sixth inning, Klayton Haddock scored a run on Colson’s RBI single.
McDowell scored four runs in the win.
Hodde, Colson, McMillen, Speagle, and Barsé each had two RBIs.
McMillen and Colson each scored two runs.
Colson picked up the win on the mound while Hodde earned the save.
Bowling Green
In a home game against Bowling Green, the Indians lost to the Bobcats, 20-1.
Van-Far committed six errors in the loss.
Hodde went 3-for-3 while McDowell and Haddock each had one hit.
Colson had the lone RBI with a home run over the left field fence in the second inning for the team’s first home run of the season.