Bobcat Baseball finally had some good weather, and they opened their conference season at the high school field in Forsyth this past weekend with 4 wins over Waldorf College! The Bobcats outscored the Warriors 35-10 in 4 games to extend their winning streak to six
Game 1, a 4-3 victory, featured the Bobcats scoring 4 runs on 8 hits (one each by the number 1-8 hitters). The winning pitcher was Josh Neufeld (2H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 14 K); and the save went to Jason Meyers.
Game 2 (Win: 9-3) - J.D. Payne & Austin Schweiss both went 2-for-3 at the plate, and Tyler Marion & Cody Pentecost each drove in 2 runs to score 9 runs on 10 hits. Schweiss hit a double and Scott Stephens a triple. The winning pitcher was Garrett Woods (6.2 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 6 K).
Game 3 (Win: 11-4) - Scott Stephens was 3-for-5 at the plate, and J.D. Payne & Winston Rasmussen each were 2-for-4, as the Cats scored 11 runs on 12 hits. Payne, Pentecost and S. Stephens contributed doubles, and Stephens also yanked a home run. The winning pitcher was Alex. Stephens (8.0 IP, 12 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K).
Game 4 (Win: 11-0) - J.D. Payne went 3-for-3, Scott Stephens 3-for-4, and Cody Hull & Austin Schweiss were 2-for-3 at the plate in the Bobcats’ 11-0 victory. J. Fisher, C. Hull, S. Stephens (2) all produced doubles, and C. Pentecost added a home run! The winning pitcher was Wyatt Saltarelli (6.0 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K).
The Bobcats followed up their big weekend playing Missouri Southern in Joplin on Tuesday. The Cats pitched well but struggled at the plate, losing 5-0. J.D. Payne went 1-for-2, posting the Bobcats lone hit.
The Bobcats have rescheduled their games for this weekend due to weather/field consitions. Games will bel held at Forsyth High School's field on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 2 PM.
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Pictured: J. D. Payne