The JV Baseball Team had a busy week, winning all four games.
The Cougars hosted Staunton River Monday, April 25 getting a 6-2 win over the Golden Eagles.
Lucas Taylor threw 4 innings, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits.
Noah Jessup took the mound in the 5th, striking out 6, walking 1 and allowing 2 hits. Jessup had 2 hits and scored 2 runs.
Broc Taylor and Avery Brintle had 1 hit each.
Coach Donnie Rakes said, “It was a good baseball game. Staunton River is a quality team. We played, with the exception of one inning, excellent defense. Lucas and Noah threw strikes and we battled at the plate only striking out twice. Those 3 things will win most baseball games. It did tonight.”
The Patrick County team traveled to Dan River on Thursday, April 28, and cruised to a 14-0 win over the Wildcats in 5 innings.
Hunter Pendleton went the distance on the mound, striking out 8, walking 0, and allowing no hits. Pendleton, Matthew Allen, and Caleb Geiger had 1 hit each.
Jessup, Brintle, and Lucas Taylor had 2 hits each. Broc Taylor had 2 hits, a double, and a triple.
On Friday, April 29, the Cougars hosted GW Danville for a double header.
The Cougars had a 15-0 win in the first game and a 13-0 win in the second.
Avery Brintle had 4 strikeouts and Easton Harris had 3 strikeouts while on the mound the first game. Neither pitcher allowed and runs or walked any batters.
Broc Taylor and Brintle had two hits each.
Lucas Taylor had 2 hits and a triple.
Bubba Errichetti, Chance Corns, and Caleb Geiger had 1 hit each.
Matthew Allen had 1 hit and a triple. Allen and Corns threw for a combined 3 innings in the second contest. Alenn struck out 4 and walked 1. Corns struck out 2.
Taylor had 2 hits. Harris, Hunter Smith, Caleb Geiger, and Seth Geiger all had 1 hit each.