GRAFTON—The Grafton High School baseball team played at home on Tuesday night, hosting the Indians of Bridgeport High School. The young Cats held on for a few innings but the Indians just had too much fire power as they defeated the Cats 16-3.
In the first inning the Cats defense held the Indians to just three batters as no Indian could find their way on base. In the bottom of the first Bearcats would score two runs as Dillon Williams and TJ Summers crossed the plate for GHS. Summers and Devin Vanscoy would record the first two hits for Grafton.
The Indians would tie the game in the second and go up by one in the third before breaking the game open with nine runs in the fourth inning. The Cats would add one run in the fourth when Braeden Nose scored on a Noah Hodges single.
The GHS hits were credited to Summers (2), Vanscoy, Tanner Moats and Hodges.
The Bearcats used a platoon of pitchers in the contest as Chris Miller got the start and Vanscoy came in for relief. The other GHS pitchers were Summers, Tanner Moats and Eli Shumaker.
The GHS pitchers combined to allow 12 hits, 11 walks and four strikeouts.
The Cats would be on the other end of a high powered offensive attack on Wednesday night as they recorded 15 hits against RCB. The Cats would defeat the Eagles 13 to 9.
The GHS hits were recorded by D. Williams (4), Hodges (3), Mark Irvine, Bobby Thorn, Summers, G. Moats, Chase Setler, Vanscoy, Nose and Garrett Williams.
The GHS runs were scored by D. Williams (2), Summers, G. Moats, Vanscoy (2), Nose, Shumaker, Thorn, G. Williams, Irvine and Hodges (2).
Nose would be on the mound for GHS against RCB.
The boys will be back in action tonight as they travel to Keyser for a 5:00 p.m. start.