Cameron takes early lead to defeat Magnolia
Homestanding Magnolia watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 9-6 loss to Cameron on Thursday May 27. The Dragons scored two runs on an error in the first inning, a single by Burkett in the first inning, and a double by Ball in the second inning. Both team collected eight hits in the contest.
Magnolia scored four runs in the fourth inning. London, Starkey, Cisar, and Sheibelhood each drove in runs during the inning.
Burkett got the win for Cameron. The hurler allowed seven hits and six runs over three and a third innings, striking out six. Hartley three three and two thirds innings in relief and recorded the last 11 outs to earn the save for the Dragons.
Magnolia received multiple hits from McKeever, Cisar, and Mirandy with two each.
Magnolia Falls to Ritchie County Despite out hitting the Rebels
Magnolia traveled to Ellenboro on Wednesday May 26, to battle the Rebels in boys high school baseball. The Blue Eagles took and early 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning, but it was short lived as the Rebels countered with four in the bottom half on their way to an 11-7 victory.
Magnolia outhit the home team 6-5 in the high scoring affair but committed nine errors to only four by the Rebels.
In the fourth inning the Blue Eagles rallied for three runs to regain the lead 5-4, however Ritchie came right back in the bottom half of the inning to plate six runs and take the lead for good. The Rebels added a run in the fifth and Magnolia put two more on the board in the top of the sixth to end the scoring.
Cunningham got the win for Ritchie County working five innings and allowing five runs on four hits, while striking out five. Darnold threw two innings of relief to get the save.
Mirandy took the loss for the Blue Eagles going three innings, allowing four hits and six runs, while striking out four and walking one.
Dragons top Magnolia 5-2 at Cameron
The Blue Eagles scored fist in the bottom of the third but Cameron came back to plate two runners in the fourth for the lead. Magnolia tied the game in the bottom of the fifth with a run, but Cameron put three more on the board in the next two inning to get the win 5-2.
Hartley got the win for Cameron allowing three hits and two runs over six innings of work, while striking out 10 Blue Eagles. Ball came on in relief in the seventh to get the save recording three outs.
Miller took the loss for Magnolia as the right hander lasted lasted two thirds of an inning, allowing four hits and one run while walking zero. Cisar started the game for the Blue going five innings, allowing two runs on two hits, striking out seven and walking one. . Cisar led the Blue Eagles with three hits in four at bats. Mikels went 2-4 at the plate to lead Cameron.
Blue Eagles’s Two Pitchers Combine for No-Hitter over Paden City
Visiting Paden City scored a run in the top of the first inning on Saturday May 22, in New Martisville, but from there it was lights out as the Blue Eagles held the Wildcats hitless while piling up 10 of their own and plating 11 runs over five inning to get the 11-1 win.
Magnolia sent two runners across in the bottom of the first when senior Silas McKeever drilled a hard hit triple to bring home two runners for the Blue Eagle lead. In the bottom of the second the Eagles added to their lead with five runs crossing the plate to make it 7-1. The home team had singles by Cisar, Starkey, and Miller in the inning.
Valentine was credited with the win for Magnolia as the right hander allowed zero hits, and one run over four innings while striking out seven. Miller came on in relief in the fifth out of the bullpen to get the save. Chaplin took the loss for Paden City working two innings, allowing eight runs on five hits and striking out two batters.
The Blue Eagles were led at the plate with Starkey, Mirandy, and McKeever all getting two hits, for the home team.