Boys Varsity Baseball · Russell’s Walk-Off Picture Perfect Ending In Berkeley Stags Varsity ‘S Victory Over Ashley Ridge

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Berkeley Stags Varsity defeated Ashley Ridge 6-5 on Friday thanks to a walk-off double. Berkeley Stags Varsity was down 5-4 in the bottom of the eighth inning when Mark Russell doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs.
Berkeley Stags Varsity earned the victory despite allowing Ashley Ridge to score three runs in the sixth inning. Nick Vaugn, Grant Austin, and Logan Bledsoe powered the big inning with RBIs.
Berkeley Stags Varsity got things started in the first inning. Berkeley Stags Varsity scored two runs when Miller McGuire doubled.
In the top of the sixth inning, Ashley Ridge tied things up at four. Bledsoe drew a walk, scoring one run.
After Ashley Ridge scored one run in the top of the third, Berkeley Stags Varsity answered with one of their own. Ashley Ridge scored when Bledsoe singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run. Berkeley Stags Varsity then answered when Vaugn’s wild pitch allowed one run to score for Berkeley Stags Varsity .
Ian Salters was credited with the victory for Berkeley Stags Varsity . The righthander lasted one-third of an inning, allowing zero hits and zero runs while walking zero. A number of pitchers entered the game as relief, with Jack Hedges, Garrick Barb, Rhett Legette, and Dylan Lambert all securing outs and ultimately the victory.
Bledsoe took the loss for Ashley Ridge. The pitcher allowed three hits and two runs over three and a third innings, striking out two.
Vaugn started the game for Ashley Ridge. The bulldog allowed eight hits and four runs over four innings, striking out three Mack Ritter started the game for Berkeley Stags Varsity . The pitcher allowed five hits and one run over two and two-thirds innings, striking out two
Berkeley Stags Varsity tallied 11 hits. Jesse Free, Austin Hewette, Hayden Newbold, and Jackson Proctor each had multiple hits for Berkeley Stags Varsity . Proctor, Newbold, Hewette, and Free all had two hits to lead Berkeley Stags Varsity .