Martin records 12 strikeouts to lead Bobcats over Bears

Published 6:42 pm Wednesday, March 31, 2010

BOGUE CHITTO – Powering by winning pitcher Michael Martin’s 12strikeouts, 2 walks and 2 hit batters, the Bogue Chitto Bobcatsdefeated the West Lincoln Bears 8-3 in Region 7-1A varsity baseballaction Tuesday night.

Thursday night, Bogue Chitto (4-9, 1-4) visits West Lincoln (3-10,0-3) for a varsity twinbill. The first game kicks off at 4:30p.m.

“Michael threw a great game,” said Bogue Chitto first-year baseballcoach Jody Britt. “We finally started swing the bats prettygood.”

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Absorbing the loss was Tyler Case with 6 strikeouts, 6 walks and 2hits batters.

“Martin threw a great game,” said West Lincoln coach SteveBarrington. “Bogue Chitto made the timely hits tonight.”

Powering the Bobcats at the plate with a home run and a single wasGarrett Wallace. Homering was Brock Roberts. Hunter Ginn doubledand singled. Ripping a pair of singles was Zach Avants. ColtonMcClendon doubled. Singling were Brice Roberts and Martin.

For the Bears, Jeremy Buckley led with a double and a single. ZachBowman doubled. Hitting safely were Jonathan Buckley, Sawyer Pepperand Landry Barrilleaux.

Junior varsity action

Bogue Chitto handed West Lincoln a 10-2 loss.

The Bobcats were led by Cole Laird with a triple and a double.Keith Wells tripled. Doubling and singling was Brock Roberts.Shiloh Martin singled twice.

Jacob Lea tripled and doubled for the Bears. Josh Herring, JonathanBuckley and Tyler Roberts each singled twice.