Baseball team maintains undefeated 2018 season
Last updated 4/5/2018 at 11:08am
The Odessa Tiger baseball team continued to dominate, defeating its first league opponent Northport in both games of a double-header, 23-1 and 23-0, on March 27.
Theron Schlomer was the starting pitcher in game #1 and went three innings, striking out six and walking two. He gave up one hit for a run. In relief, Tim DeWulf struck out two batters and gave up no walks.
Camden Weber and Colton Hunt each got three hits, and Marcus King got two. Weber's at bats gave him six RBIs, while King, Jakob Starkel and Joshua Clark each added three RBIs. Clark, Hunt and Weber each hit a triple in this game.
In game #2 of the double-header, starting pitcher Weber went two innings, and Jett Nelson provided another two in relief. Nelson struck out four and walked one, while Weber struck out three and walked three.
Clark, Hunt and Nelson had three hits each. Weber led in RBIs once again with five, while Clark had four and Hunt and Nelson had three each. Weber hit two triples, Hunt had one triple and Clark hit a home run.
Starting pitcher Theron Schlomer went three full innings, walked one and struck out six. Camden Weber relieved him in the fourth inning, walking one and striking out three.
Schlomer also had a good day at the plate, going three for three and driving in four runs, while Weber and Nelson got two hits each. Weber and Schlomer racked up four RBIs each, and Marcus King added two more.
Weber hit a home run, and Jett Nelson had a triple.
In game #2, the Tigers again quickly built up a solid lead, scoring nine runs in the first inning. Starting pitcher Jett Nelson held Curlew to no hits and struck out four. He was relieved by Tim DeWulf, who pitched one inning and struck out two and Hayden Miller who pitched the final inning and struck out one.
Four batters hit triples in this game: Tim DeWulf, Colton Hunt, Marcus King and Camden Weber. Three Tiger batters hit doubles: Jayd Jennings, Marcus King, Theron Schlomer. Jett Nelson had three stolen bases.
The Tigers' next game is April 10 against Columbia at Hunters in a double-header beginning at 2 p.m.