The Summers County Baseball team made the long drive to Pocahontas County on Monday, May 24 for a double header, which began at 4:00. Both games lasted five innings. It was mostly a good time until it rained on the players and fans for the last few innings of the second game.
In the first inning of the first game, Summers County got things started quick when our second batter Brandan Isaac doubled on the first pitch of the at bat allowing our first batter Maverick Harper to score.
Levi Jones was on the mound for Summers County in the first game. Jones surrendered zero runs and zero hits over the five innings, pitching a no hitter game. Jones walked zero and struck out 12. Jones’s no hitter is the fourth in Summers County history.
The other three outs of the first game came from two ground outs to Maverick Harper at second base and a ground-out to TJ Gill at first base.
Summers County had a big 17 hits in the first game. Harper, Isaac, Jones, and Fox all had multiple hits. Isaac and Harper each had four hits leading for Summers County. The team stole 12 bases during the game Logan Fox, Levi Jones, Brandan Isaac, and TJ Gill led with 2. The other stolen bases were from Peyton Miller, Daniel Mansfield, Ben Lane, and Sam Whittaker. The score of the first game was 15-0.
Maverick Harper started on the mound in the second game until TJ Gill and Brandan Isaac would come in as relief.
Summers County once again got things started in the first inning when Brandan Isaac grounded out allowing Maverick Harper to score. Summers County would continue to score throughout the rest of the second game making for a 31-3 blowout win against Pocahontas County.
In the second game, the team had a total of 21 hits in the game. Logan Fox, Levi Jones, Maverick Harper, Brandan Isaac, TJ Gill, Will Taylor, and Sam Whittaker each had multiple hits. Logan Fox led with four hits in five at bats.