The Wootton Patriots Junior Varsity baseball team won their seventh game of the season today when they beat an athletic and well coached Clarksburg Coyotes team by a score of 4 to 1. The game was close throughout. Clarksburg got things started in the second inning on a sacrifice fly that scored the Coyotes lone run. In the bottom of the second inning, the Patriots tied things up at one when Robert Carpenter singled on a 1-1 count, scoring James Walsh. The game was tied at one until the fifth inning when the Patriots were batting in the bottom of the inning with two outs and got a key hit from Dason Miller on a 2-0 count, scoring one run and giving the lead to the Patriots for good. The Patriots scored two more runs in the inning to add to the lead. Rob Carpenter also pitched a great game for the Patriots and led the team to victory. He pitched a complete game, allowing one run on five hits over the seven innings, striking out seven. This strong pitching performance was bolstered by key hits by several player, all led by James Walsh who went 2-for-2 at the plate. The Patriots also played solid defense and had key plays by Brian Garmer to keep Clarksburg at bay as they threatened to tie the game in the top of the seventh inning. The Patriots look to keep to their winning ways when they play at Blair High School on Friday at 3:45pm.
- 1 Clarksburg High School
- 4 Thomas S Wootton High School
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