The varsity and JV baseball teams pushed through last week undefeated.

#2 Jace Reynolds slides into third

Powerful Pitching Carries Eagles Past Boonville

Jackson Woodward struck out 13 batters as the starting pitcher led the Southern Boone Varsity Eagles past Boonville 3-0 on Tuesday, Apr. 23rd. Woodward gave up zero hits and zero runs over five and two-thirds innings while walking five.
The Eagles’ pitchers struck out 14 while Boonville sat down seven. Eagles got on the board in the fourth inning after Brayden Beckmann grounded out, scoring one run.

Hunter Richardon led the Eagles with two hits in three at bats. Jace Reynolds and Beckmann each drove in one run, Chase Morris paced the team with two walks and stole three bases, and overall, the Eagles had patience at the plate, tallying seven walks for the game. Southern Boone was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Beckmann had the most chances in the field with 14.

The JV team score eight runs in the fifth inning against Boonville, which carried them to an 11-3 victory. Jadon Martin and Ryder Salter each collected three hits. Jayce Troth, Eli Piper, and Martin each drove in two runs, Zach DeHaas collected two hits in four at bats, and the team stole four bases in the game.

Logan Easley makes the catch

Consistent Offense Leads Eagles Past New Bloomfield

Varsity Eagles kept adding runs in a 7-0 victory over New Bloomfield on Wednesday, April 24th. Varsity opened the scoring in the top of the first thanks to two walks and got on the board first when Jace Reynolds drew a walk, scoring one run.

The Eagles then scored two runs in the top of the second on an inside the park home run by Tucker Salter. Austin Evans homered to right field, scoring two runs in the top of the seventh. Starting pitcher Logan Easley surrendered one hit and zero runs over five and two-thirds innings, striking out nine and walking three.

Varsity Eagles had a strong eye at the plate, piling up seven walks for the game. They now hold a 21-7 record and will face North Callaway on Thursday, May 2nd at 4:00pm.

The JV team also defeated New Bloomfield on back of clutch display from Brody Troth. Troth drove in four runs on two hits to lead the JV past New Bloomfield 14-0 on Wednesday. Troth singled in the first inning, scoring two runs, and doubled in the fourth inning, scoring two.

The JV team was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. They now hold a 9-1 record and will face California at home on Tuesday, May 7th.

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