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Minors open tournament with a win over Pulaski 13-7

07/10/2011, 12:54am EDT
By Staff

Luke Goforth Leads Blacksburg with two hits

The 2011 Blacksburg Minors opened up the District Tournament with a 13-7 win over Pulaski East.  The Bruins didn't waste any time getting started, scoring two runs in the first inning, to go ahead 2-0.  Luke Goforth got things started with a lead off single, while Ben Freel and Davis Roberson walked.  Luke scored on a passed ball while Ben stole home.

In the 2nd inning, Grant Johnston and Matt Freel drew walks and Grant scored on a passed ball to put Blacksburg up 3-0.

In the 3rd inning, Collin Collver was hit by a pitch and then Goforth singled.  Both players moved themselve around and scored on passed balls.

In the 4th inning, Wesley McCoy led off with a single, went to 2nd on a passed ball, and Jacob Lucas had a sac bunt to move him to 3rd.  Craig Weaver hit a ball hard, causing a Pulaski error, scoring McCoy.

In the 5th, Ben Freel and Cole Epperely singled, then Davis Roberson walked to load the bases.  Freel stole home and Epperely scored on a passed ball, putting Blacksburg up 8-0.

In the 6th, Grant Johnston singled, followed by Weaver and Cordell Croy walks to load the bases.  Ben Freel hit into a FC and a couple throwing errors by Pulaski enabled the Bruins to score 4 more runs. 

Pulaski picked up 2 runs in the bottom of the 6th to make the final score 12-2. 

Grant Johnston, Cordell Croy, and Luke Goforth each pitched two innings for the Bruins.

Tag(s): 9-10 Minors