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Warriors win over Wolves in District action baseball

By: Jeff Mapes

The Davis baseball team lost a pair of district games to Washington played over the weekend. The Wolves had games scheduled earlier in the week against CCS but was forced to postpone due to rain.
Washington 8, Davis 0 (6 innings)
The Wolves managed just two hits and six baserunners in the home game played March 25. Davis was held hitless until the sixth inning when Gavin Moore and Jeston Idleman recorded back-to-back singles.
In the meanwhile, Washington built a 6-0 lead. The Warriors scored one run in the third, added another run in the fifth on a homerun and secured the game in the sixth with six runs.
Davis batters struck out 11 times at the plate. Defensively, the Wolves committed four errors.
Moore made his fourth start for Davis on the mound and worked five innings. The senior allowed two runs on four hits. He walked two and struck out five.
Spencer Clinton relieved Moore in the sixth and faced seven batters. The sophomore surrendered five runs on one hit. He walked one, threw one wild pitch and hit three batters.
Tyler Tinsley finished the game for Davis and allowed one run.
Washington took a 1-0 lead in the top of the third on two hits. There was an error and a walk in the inning.
The Warriors scored six runs in the sixth on one hit. Clinton and Tinsley combined for two walks, two wild pitches and three hit batters. A Wolves’ error in the inning scored Washington’s final two runs.
Washington 11, Davis 0 (4 innings)
Washington’s pitching no-hit the Wolves and allowed only one baserunner while beating Davis on March 26. Freshman Brenden Rawls reached base in the top of the second inning on a ground ball and a Warrior error.
Washington scored three runs in the first inning on one hit. Wolves’ starter Trey Melton walked two and hit two batters. Davis also committed the first of its five errors on the day.
The Warriors scored a run in the second and clinched the victory with a 7-run third inning. Melton allowed three hits in the third, including a two-run homerun.
Washington tagged the Wolves’ sophomore for 11 runs on four hits. He walked four and struck out four, but threw four wild pitches and hit three batters. Next game is at Lindsay 5 p.m.

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