GHS fall to Fairmont Senior and Gilmer

FAIRMONT – The Grafton High School baseball team continued their road schedule on Friday as they traveled to Mary Lou Retton Park to take on state ranked Fairmont Senior. The Cats could only manage two hits in the contest as they fall to the Polar Bears 10 to 0 in six innings.

The two hits in the contest for GHS were recorded by sophomore Devin Vanscoy.

Dillon Williams got the start on the hill for GHS as he threw five innings allowing 10 runs on seven hits. Chase Setler came in for Williams in the sixth facing two batters allowing two hits.

On Saturday the Bearcats headed out early for the long drive to Glenville to face Gilmer County. The class A number six team in the state gave the Bearcats all they could handle winning the first half of the double header 7 to 0.

Once again the bats were dead for GHS as they only had two hits in this contest. The Bearcats hits were recorded by Setler and Marcus Bevilock.

Andrew Devart got the start for GHS as he went four and a third innings allowing 4 runs on six hits. Devart walked five and had two strikeouts. Vanscoy came in for relief as he threw one and two thirds innings allowing 3 runs on a single hit.

In the second half of the double header the Bearcat bats were more alive as they scattered 10 hits in the contest. The Cats went down early but fought back in the later innings but it was not enough as Gilmer held on to a 9 to 7 win.

Ryan Hess, Williams and Vanscoy led the Cats with two hits apiece. The remaining hits were credited to Dominic Lough, Setler, Bevilock and TJ Summers. The GHS runs were scored by Hess, Lough (2), Williams, Setler, Vanscoy and TJ Summers.

Garrett Moats took the mound first for GHS as he threw two and a third innings allowing six runs on five hits, recording two strikeouts and issued zero walks. After a sore arm took him the contest, Moats gave way to freshman Chris Miller. Miller then threw two and two thirds innings allowing three runs on eight hits. He also had one strikeout in the game. Vanscoy closed out the contest for GHS as he recorded one strikeout.

The Bearcats will be back in action tonight as they welcome Liberty to Upton Field. The game is set to begin at 5:30.



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