Gleason’s run total adds up to one win
Posted: Friday, March 23, 2012 12:00 pm
Gleason’s 18 runs in two games were good enough for one win.
The Bulldogs doubled Bruceton 10-5 on Monday and then were doubled by Clarksburg 16-8 on Tuesday.
Gleason is slated to play at Greenfield today at 4:30 p.m. and travel to Bruceton Friday with first pitch set at 5 p.m.
Gleason 10, B’ton 5
Conner Verdell’s grand slam in the second inning highlighted the Bulldogs’ offensive outburst against Bruceton.
Eight different Gleason players had hits in the game, Thomas Fowler going 3-for-4 and scoring two runs. Chase Ezell and Austin Perry also scored twice.
Gleason put up five runs in the first inning and then added four more on Verdell’s big fly in the second. The Bulldogs added another run in the sixth.
Bruceton got off to a good start with three runs in the top of the first inning and then scored a run in the third and fifth innings.
Gabe Lowrance struck out four, walked three and gave up four hits in four innings on the mound, while Verdell gave up one hit through three innings.
C’burg 16, Gleason 8
The ’Dogs held an 8-7 lead going into the fifth inning, but Logan Hampton’s grand slam was part of an eight-run uprising for the Rockets.
Clarksburg then tacked on another run in the sixth inning to complete the high-scoring affair.
Gleason scored three times in the first inning, added another run in the second and then put up four runs in the top of the fourth for the lead.
Fowler ripped a pair of doubles, drove in two runs and scored twice, Perry was 2-for-3 with two runs, Austin Sullivan doubled and Ezell scored three times for the Bulldogs.
Hampton a had huge day at the plate as he was 3-for-3 with a double, two runs and seven RBI.
Dallas Butler was 3-for-5 with a run, Spencer Edwards was 2-for-2 with a double and two runs and Matt Foster doubled, scored twice and knocked in two runs. Jordan Cary scored four times, and both Hunter Peterson and Trevor Gooch crossed the plate twice for the Rockets. Published in The WCP 3.22.12