Brook Hill Guard 9, Kemp Yellowjackets 5, FINAL
BH: 0 0 5 0 1 3 0 - 9
KHS: 0 0 5 0 0 0 X - 5
The Brook Hill Guard varsity baseball team returned to the field last week, traveling the short distance to Frankston to participate in the Frankston Baseball Tournament, held Thursday through Saturday, March 2-4, at Frankston High School.
In the first round of the Frankston Baseball Tournament, the Brook Hill Guard battled against the Kemp Yellowjackets Thursday.
After a stalemate in the first two innings of play, the Guard was able to light up the scoreboard first in the contest against the Yellowjackets, as Brook Hill swatted Kemp for a total of five runs in the top of the third inning.
Not to be outdone, the Yellowjackets came swarming back into the contest in their half of the third inning, stinging the Guard for five runs of their own.
The Guard was able to find success at the plate late in the contest against the Yellowjackets, adding one run in the top of the fifth inning, as well as three more runs in the top of the sixth inning, while keeping Kemp’s bats silent, as Brook Hill claimed the victory over Kemp, 9-5.
Miguel Vega led the charge for the Guard against the Yellowjackets, going 2-4 at the plate, including a triple, with three runs batted in.
Other significant contributors for the Guard against the Yellowjackets included Logan Langford, going 2-3, including a double, with two RBIs; Campbell Fletcher, going 2-3 with one RBI; Tyler Overbeek, going 2-3, including a double, with one RBI; Seth Moss, going 0-3 with one RBI; Reid Hill, going 1-3; and Logan Fitzgerald, going 1-4, including a double.
Langford was credited with the victory for the Guard against the Yellowjackets, allowing four hits and five runs, while striking out five and walking six, in five innings of work.
Jake Shaffer saw action as a relief pitcher for the Guard, allowing two hits and no runs in one inning of work against the Yellowjackets.
Brook Hill Guard 14, Crockett Bulldogs 2, FINAL
BH: 8 3 0 0 3 - 14
CHS: 1 0 0 0 1 - 2
In the second round of the Frankston Baseball Tournament, the Brook Hill Guard faced off against the Crockett Bulldogs Friday.
The Guard’s bats were on fire during the first inning of play, as the team wasted no time, scoring a total of eight runs in the top of the first. The Bulldogs attempted to bite back at the Guard, but were limited to just one run in the opening inning.
In the second inning, the Guard’s offensive power continued to be on full display, allowing Brook Hill to add three more runs to their total.
After a scoreless third and fourth inning, the Guard was able to find holes in the Bulldogs’ defensive scheme, as a total of three Brook Hill batters crossed home plate. The Bulldogs were only able to make up one run in the bottom of the fifth inning, as Brook Hill claimed the victory over Crockett, 14-2.
Shaffer’s bat provided a powerful boost to the Guard’s lineup against the Bulldogs, turning in a 2-2 performance, including a double, with four RBIs.
Other significant contributors for the guard against the Bulldogs included Moss, going 3-4 with two RBIs; Vega, going 2-4, including a double, with one RBI; Fletcher, going 3-3 with one RBI; Marty Foster, going 1-2 with one RBI; Tagen Parma, going 1-1; Hill, walking twice and collecting one RBI; and Brooks Parham, going 0-1 with one RBI.
On the mound, Vega was named the winning pitcher for the Guard against the Bulldogs, allowing three hits, one run, and one earned run, while striking out eight and walking one, in four innings of work.
Dakota Gillespie was used as a relief pitcher by the Guard coaching staff against the Bulldogs, allowing three hits and one run, while striking out one, in one inning of work.
Brook Hill Guard 2, Ferris Yellowjackets 11, FINAL
BH: 0 0 0 2 0 0 - 2
FHS: 0 6 3 0 2 X - 11
In the third and final round of the Frankston Baseball Tournament, the Brook Hill Guard competed against the Kemp Yellowjackets Saturday.
After a scoreless first inning of play, the Yellowjackets flew right past the Guard on the scoreboard, using their bats as stingers to score a total of six runs in the bottom of the second inning.
The Yellowjackets continued to have success at the plate against the Guard, adding three more runs to their total in the third inning of play.
The Guard attempted to battle their way back into contention against the Yellowjackets, scoring two runs in the top of the fourth inning. However, the rally by the Guard was too-little, too-late, as Ferris tacked on two more runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to claim the victory over Brook Hill, 11-2.
Overbeek’s bat provided the scoring offense for the Guard against the Yellowjackets, going 1-2, including a double, with two RBIs.
Other significant contributors for the Guard against the Yellowjackets included Parham, going 1-2; Fitzgerald, going 1-2; and Mason York, going 1-1.
Mason Kelley was tagged with the loss on the mound for the Guard, allowing three hits, five runs, and five earned runs, while striking out two and walking one, in 1.1 innings.
The Guard coaching staff used a combination of relief pitchers in the contest against the Yellowjackets, including Overbeek, Foster, and York.
Overbeek allowed three hits, four runs, and one earned run, while striking out one and walking one in 1.2 innings of play. Foster allowed three hits, two runs, and two earned runs, while striking out one and walking two in one inning of work. York allowed one hit and no runs, while striking out one, in one inning of play.
With a 2-1 record at the Frankston tournament, the Brook Hill Guard varsity baseball team currently stands with an overall record of 5-4.