Wootton Patriots Varsity fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 2-1 loss to Walter Johnson on Saturday. Walter Johnson took the lead on a single in the second inning.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Walter Johnson pitchers struck out eight, while Wootton Patriots Varsity sat down four.
Walter Johnson got on the board in the second inning. Walter Johnson scored two runs when Petersen singled.
Hughes was credited with the victory for Walter Johnson. He surrendered one run on four hits over five innings, striking out five and walking zero. Petersen threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Petersen recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Walter Johnson.
Harrison Cance took the loss for Wootton Patriots Varsity. He lasted four innings, allowing one hit and two runs while striking out three.
Connor Walsh, Gabe Pollack, Niko Jones, and Chris Vondas each collected one hit to lead Wootton Patriots Varsity.
Petersen went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Walter Johnson in hits.