Greenfield sweeps out Falcons
Posted: Friday, March 23, 2012 12:00 pm
Greenfield took care of business against Lake County on Monday and Tuesday, scoring 20 runs in two wins to open District 14A action.
Tony Robinson feasted on the Falcons pitching in Monday’s game at Greenfield, going 3-for-4 with a pair of RBIs in the Yellowjackets 9-2 win.
He continued to make his presence felt in Tuesday’s game as the action shifted to the Falcons’ home field. He went 1-for-2 with three walks, three stolen bases and scored three runs as the Yellowjackets won 11-3.
Greenfield is now 4-1 on the young season and 2-0 in the district. The Falcons are winless with a 0-3 record and 0-2 in the district.
Greenfield 9, LC 2
Tony Robinson ended up being one hit shy of hitting for the cycle as he finished with a single, double and a triple while the Jackets pounded out 14 hits against Lake County starting pitcher Jason Mills.
The Yellowjackets scored four runs in the first inning, followed by a pair in the second and in the third.
Greenfield starting pitcher Payton Page worked a perfect three innings with six strikeouts. Chris Reddic came in the game in top of the fourth and picked up the save with four innings of work while giving up two runs with only one being earned.
Heath Crouse went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and scored two runs. Hunter Crouse went 1-for-4, but reached base three times on a single, fielder’s choice and on an error. He also scored three runs for the ’Jackets.
Adam Bethel had a pair of RBIs and Zac Grooms went 2-for-4. Graham Perkins went 2-4 with a double and RBI.
Greenfield 11, LC 3
Lake County’s pitching imploded against the Yellowjackets Tuesday afternoon, allowing 11 runs on eight hits and 12 walks.
The Yellowjackets took a 3-0 lead going into the bottom half of the first, but the Falcons managed to make it a one run game with a pair of runs off of starting pitcher Heath Crouse. He settled down and held Lake County scoreless until the Falcons added a run in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Crouse ended up going six innings and allowed two earned runs on seven hits to go along with seven strikeouts. Adam Bethel worked a scoreless seventh inning to pick up a save.
The ’Jackets scored two runs in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh innings. Payton Page had three RBIs on one hit and a pair of walks. Chris Reddic also added a pair of RBIs. Zac Grooms went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a stolen base.
The Yellowjackets are batting .357 as a team with Heath Crouse hitting .611, followed by Grooms with a .500 average. Robinson leads the team in runs scored with 10. Published in The WCP 3.22.12