Albemarle’s baseball team has completed an about face in less than a week, rebounding from blowout loss to Monticello to reel off two-straight wins, beating Fluvanna Friday and then Powhatan Tuesday night in a 6-2 win at home.
The Patriots got a complete game effort from Scott Reid to get the job done. Reid struck out seven and scattered just five hits while giving up just one walk. Neither of the runs the Indians scratched out in the top of the seventh inning were earned.
Ian Haney helped out Albemarle at the plate with a 1-for-2 night with two RBI and a double. Andrew and Ryan Porter as well as Colin Van Petten each had RBI. Ryan Porter had a double and Nathan Toney came up with a triple. Reid helped his own cause with a 2-for-3 outing at the plate. Ryan Haymans scored twice for the Patriots.
The two squads combined for eight errors with four each.
Orange beats Charlottesville
Orange County’s baseball team bounced back from a tough loss to Western Albemarle Monday night to beat Charlottesville 6-2 Tuesday.
The Hornets got hits from eight different players in the lineup, including a 2-for-3 night from Will Dawson that included an RBI. Christian Amos had two RBI. Canon Davies posted a triple while Justin Beaty and Caleb Ferraro each had doubles.
Cannon Davis threw three no-hit, no-walk innings with three strikeouts for the Hornets. Jacob Barragan struck out two in two innings on the mound.
For the Black Knights, Jonny Damerson and Jack Rabinowitz each had RBI while Pablo Colom went 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Madison County baseball beat Central Woodstock 7-5 to move to 7-5 on the season. Zach Adams and Hunter Smith combined to handle the duties on the mound while Isiah Smith, Eli Estes and Kobi Alexander each had two hits.
St. Anne’s-Belfield’s baseball team beat Christchurch 6-0 Tuesday with Alex Markopoulos and Cooper Allen combining on the mound for the one-hitter with eight strikeouts between them.
Will Haas and Nic Kent each had 2-for-4 nights with Hass scoring three runs. Kent, Jack Pausic, Markopoulos and Allen each had RBI.