A-K Valley baseball notebook: Knoch on winning streak
Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 8:06 PM
Senior pitchers Brayden Hageter and Gavin Phillips each have recorded ERAs below 2.00 in 24-plus innings while striking out 20 or more batters.
In total, the Knights have scored 45 runs in their past six games and are undefeated this season when scoring five or more runs.
The Knights were set to play Avonworth on Thursday in a nonconference matchup.
First section win
Burrell earned its first Section 1-4A win of the season Tuesday, knocking off Highlands, 5-2. Junior Phil Walsh threw a six-hitter, striking out six and walking one.
Austin McClafferty had two hits, a double and an RBI in the win, and Forrest Primm added three hits.
Behind a complete game from Primm, the Bucs downed Kiski Area, 7-6, on Thursday. Primm scattered six hits and gave up one earned run and walked six.
Slaying the giant
The Vikings utilized four pitchers, with Brandon Butler recording the win. He threw one inning and allowed two hits.
Trailing 4-3 in the top of the seventh inning, Brady Schrock delivered the go-ahead two-run homer.
Playing in the big leagues
The teams played to a 3-3 tie, and coach Aaron Albert utilized four pitchers.
Greg Macafee is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Greg by email at email@example.com or via Twitter .
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