Boys Varsity Baseball · Whitko Varsity Wildcats’s Early Lead Over Rochester Sets Stage For Victory

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Whitko Varsity Wildcats jumped out to an early lead over Rochester and took home a 10-7 victory on Wednesday. Whitko Varsity Wildcats scored on a home run by Max Platt in the first inning, a single by Bryce Rhodes in the second inning, a single by Platt in the second inning, and a home run by Bryce Tucker in the second inning.

The base paths were crowded in this high-scoring game. Whitko Varsity Wildcats collected eight hits and Rochester had two.

In the bottom of the first inning, Rochester tied things up at one. An error scored one run for Rochester.

Whitko Varsity Wildcats pulled away for good with six runs in the second inning. In the second Rhodes singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run, Platt singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs, and Tucker homered on a 0-1 count, scoring three runs.

Rochester scored three runs in the fourth inning. Kane Lutz and Medna each drove in runs during the inning.

Jaxon Harper was on the mound for Whitko Varsity Wildcats. The bulldog went three innings, allowing three runs on two hits and striking out three.

Evan Elliott started the game for Rochester. The hurler surrendered seven runs on five hits over two innings, striking out three. Tarick McGlothin and Brock Beehler entered the game as relief, throwing three innings and two innings respectively.

Whitko Varsity Wildcats tallied two home runs on the day. Tucker had a long ball in the second inning. Platt went for the long ball in the first inning.

Whitko Varsity Wildcats tallied eight hits on the day. Tucker, Rhodes, and Platt all managed multiple hits for Whitko Varsity Wildcats. Platt, Rhodes, and Tucker each managed two hits to lead Whitko Varsity Wildcats. Whitko Varsity Wildcats tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Judd Traxler led the way with three.

McGlothin went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Rochester in hits. Rochester didn’t commit a single error in the field. Seuferer had the most chances in the field with six.