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 Red Sox Pound Reds, Lose to Devil Rays in Boys Major League

 

June 20, 2007 - In a tune-up for the Optimist Club Major League baseball tournament, which gets underway Wednesday night, the Knightstown Locker Red Sox crushed the Drs. Armstrong/Ploeger Reds 15-1 Saturday. The win improved the Red Sox to 5-4-1 on the season.

Lane Olsheske pitched a no-hitter for the winners, and also slammed two doubles, going 3-for-3 with five RBI and three runs scored in a fantastic game. Matt Warwick and Terrance Burke both went 2-for-3, and Warwick scored three times. Burke also plated two runs, while Zane Neal scored three times for the winners.

Cole Erwin, Mason Campbell, Michael Hatton and Trent McDonald also scored for the winners, while Jacob Blower added a base hit. Olsheske was masterful on the mound for the Red Sox, firing a no-hitter and striking out nine batters.

The Reds avoided the shutout when Curtis White hit a sacrifice fly to score Sam Peck with the team’s only run of the game.

 

The White Flash Auto Parts Devil Rays received runs from eight different players in defeating the Knightstown Locker Red Sox 11-7 in boys major league baseball action at the Optimist Diamonds.

Jordan Jessup slammed a home run and drove home two runners, while Jake Kwisz ripped a double and scored twice for the winners. Levi Jessup and Austin Sawicki also had two hits and scored twice.

Kyle Adkins, Kaleb Kinnaman, Jarrod Davis and Brandon Kindler also plated runs for the winners. Luke Mattix didn’t score, but had a clean base hit for the winners. Both teams had eight hits in the game, but the Devil Rays did more damage offensive by being opportunistic and scoring on stolen bases and passed balls.

Terrance Burke had a terrific game for the Red Sox, going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two more batted in. Jacob Blower also had two hits and scored a run, while Michael Hatton and Trent McDonald both had a hit and scored a run.

Matt Warwick and Lane Olsheske also hit safely, while Walker Titus and Mason Campbell plated runs.

 

 

 

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