Miller Throws Shutout As Blanchard Lions Varsity Defeats Bethany In Regional Final
Payton Miller shut down Bethany, throwing a complete game shutout and leading Blanchard Lions Varsity to a 16-0 victory on Saturday
Tyler Henry led Blanchard Lions Varsity to victory by driving in four runs. He went 2-for-3 at the plate. Henry drove in runs on a home run in the second and a home run in the fifth.
Blanchard Lions Varsity got things moving in the first inning, when Bryce Madron homered on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
Blanchard Lions Varsity notched four runs in the third inning. The big inning was thanks to a single by Jack Kiker, a home run by Colby Reed, and a double by Callen Golloway.
A single by Asher Peck in the first inning was a positive for Bethany.
Miller was the winning pitcher for Blanchard Lions Varsity. He lasted five innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out ten and walking one.
Diego Ramirez took the loss for Bethany. He surrendered 11 runs on 11 hits over two and two-thirds innings, striking out one and walking one.
Blanchard Lions Varsity tallied seven home runs on the day. Henry went for the long ball in the second and fifth innings. Madron had a homer in the first and second innings. Reed had a dinger in the third inning. Ty Vanmeter had a homer in the first inning. Kale Miller had a long ball in the second inning.
Blanchard Lions Varsity totaled 17 hits in the game. Kiker, Madron, Henry, Golloway, Reed, Miller, and Jerrad Beam each had multiple hits for Blanchard Lions Varsity. Madron and Kiker each managed three hits to lead Blanchard Lions Varsity.
Bethany was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Payton Tolle had the most chances in the field with three