WV Modified Baseball splits two games during the week
On Thursday May 3, the modified baseball team suffered its second loss of the season, losing to Cattaraugus-Little Valley 13-6. Leading hitters for West Valley were Emil Erlandson with two hits and single hits by Justin Summers, Patrick Enser, Lucas Smith and Dan Colf. Summers pitched five innings striking out four and walking four. Enser pitched the sixth, striking out two and walking none. The Timberwolves broke the game open in the fifth with 6 runs.
On Saturday, May 5, the Wildcats bounced back with a 5-2 victory over North Collins. West Valley pitcher Jared Ras allowed one hit in the fifth, while striking out eight and walking two. In the third inning, West Valley got on the scoreboard first with Summers knocking in Ras from second with a single. In the fourth inning, Matt Proctor singled and Christian Grover was hit by a pitch and both scored on a 2 RBI double by Jake Sloand. In the fifth Enser walked and stole second, moved to third on a passed ball and scored on an infield hit by Proctor. Defensively Proctor, Enser and Steve Martinkiewicz had successful games.
“It was our first complete game at bat, pitching and defensively in the field. That’s Wildcat Baseball” said Coach Rick DeKay.
The next game is Thursday May 10 at home against Franklinville.