Two Blanchard Lions Varsity Pitchers Team Up In Shutout Victory Against Ada
Blanchard Lions Varsity defeated Ada 1-0 on Monday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Colby Reed struck out Jaycob Gray to finish off the game.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Blanchard Lions Varsity pitchers struck out 13, while Tray Havens sat down two.
Blanchard Lions Varsity opened up scoring in the second inning, when Tyler Henry singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
A single by Gray in the second inning was a positive for Ada.
Jace Beck earned the victory on the hill for Blanchard Lions Varsity. He surrendered zero runs on two hits over five and two-thirds innings, striking out 11. Reed threw one and one-third innings in relief out of the bullpen. Reed recorded the last four outs to earn the save for Blanchard Lions Varsity.
Havens took the loss for Ada. He lasted seven innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out two.
Henry, Callen Golloway, Bryce Madron, and Jack Kiker each collected one hit to lead Blanchard Lions Varsity.