Monday, March 31
Byng 14, Purcell 2
BYNG 261 50 — 14 8 1
PURCELL 002 00 — 2 3 1
Sawyer Walton, Whitey Fortner (3), Levi Prater (4) and Joe Nemecek; Plavchak, Edelman (4) and J. Sweeney. WP – Walton. LP – Plavchak. HR – Reid Wall (B). 2B – Reid Wall, Gage Wall (B). HL – Andre Davis 2-2, 2 RS; Reid Wall 2-3, 5 RBIs, 1 RS; Whitey Fortner 1-2, 2 RBIs, 3 RS; Walton 1-2; Nemecek 1-3, 2 RBIs; Gage Wall 1-3, 2 RS.
NOTEWORTHY: Reid Wall hit a grand slam in the second inning and an RBI double in the fourth as Byng pounded Purcell, 14-2, in five innings on Monday. Reid Wall went 2-for-3 from the plate and was one of two Pirates with a pair of hits. Teammate Andre Davis was 2-for-2 with two runs scored. Whitey Fortner went 1-for-2 with two RBIs and three runs scored. Joe Nenecek was 1-for-3 with two RBIs off an RBI grounded and bases-loaded, hit-by-pitch. Byng hurler Sawyer Walton, Fortner and Levi Prater combined for a three-hitter. The six-run second inning began when Hunter Capps was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded, Fortner followed with a run-scoring single to keep the bases loaded and Reid Wall followed with the grand slam to make it 8-0. The Pirates added one score in the third and tacked on five more runs in the fourth.
Up Next: Byng vs. McAlester, 11 a.m.; Byng vs. Asher, 3 p.m. Saturday at Byng Festival.