Springville-GI JV baseball continues its perfect season
Coach Rob Valenti called pitcher Wyatt Sibiga’s first five innings, in which S-GI gave up no runs and no hits and had no errors for a perfect game, the “highlight” of the match. Out of 15 batters that Sibiga faced, he struck out 12.
The JV team was on the road on Wednesday, May 2 against East Aurora. The last time these two teams played on April 16, Springville won its closest game of the season 3-2. With a combined 11 hits on the evening, Springville defeated the opponent 13-4.
Two eighth graders, Dan Dallas and Kyle Warner, combined to allow zero earned runs and totaled eight strikeouts between them. Warner had a multi-hit game from the plate, as well.
Kyle McCarthy had 3 hits on four at-bats and recorded a double and 2 RBIs, while Devin Pazzuti was 1-2 at the plate with 3 runs scored.
That win improved the club’s record to 12-0. Through those 12 games, Springville earned a team batting average of .321 to go with an earned run average of 1.45.
On May 3, the JV squad hit the field again, hosting Pioneer, a team Springville had defeated on opening night, April 2, by a score of 16-2. Springville improved to 2-0 against Pioneer by defeating the opponent 6-0 for the team’s fourth shutout of the season and third in four games.
Sibiga pitched the entire game, allowing 4 runs in the process, while walking one runner. He had 11 strikeouts by the time the game was over and was 2-4 when batting.
Brian Poppenberg was 2-4 from the plate, while Bobby Fisher hit both times he was at bat. Adam Wolfley hit once out of two at-bats and had 2 RBIs.
The team increased its perfect record to 13. Its next three games were at home, the first against Cheektowaga on Friday, May 4, followed by a rescheduled match against Maryvale on Tuesday, May 8, and a contest against Depew on May 9. The JV team’s next game was scheduled for Friday, May 11 in Maryvale at 4:30 p.m.