The base paths were crowded today for both offenses in a high-scoring game where Shepherd came out on top against Frankenmuth Eagles Varsity, 18-6.
The Frankenmuth Eagles Varsity struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Shepherd, giving up 18 runs.
Shepherd scored eight runs in the sixth inning. Shepherd’s big inning was driven by singles by Martinez and Buckner, an error on a ball put in play by Macdonald, and a double by Barton.
Ignesio/dh got the win for Shepherd. He went one inning, allowing three runs on one hit. Barton threw five innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Davin Reif took the loss for Frankenmuth Eagles Varsity. He went two and a third innings, allowing eight runs on three hits and striking out two.
Frankenmuth Eagles Varsity totaled six hits in the game. Joby Ostrofsky and Jacob Bellinger each collected multiple hits for Frankenmuth Eagles Varsity. Bellinger and Ostrofsky each collected two hits to lead Frankenmuth Eagles Varsity.
Shepherd scattered 12 hits in the game. Barton, Ignesio/dh, and Martinez each racked up multiple hits for Shepherd. Barton led Shepherd with three hits in five at bats.