The base paths were crowded today for both offenses in a high-scoring game where Norwell came out on top against Jay County Patriots JV, 10-8 in the first game of the doubleheader.
Jay County Patriots JV captured the lead in the first inning when Darius Esparza doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
In the top of the third inning, Norwell tied things up at six when Bobby Cherry singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Norwell took the lead for good with two runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Chance Harder grounded out, scoring one run and Barek Glasgow singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
Norwell scored three runs in the third inning. Norwell’s big inning was driven by a single by Cherry and a double by Bo Morgan.
Glasgow was the winning pitcher for Norwell. He went five innings, allowing two runs on three hits and striking out three.
Camdin Harrison took the loss for Jay County Patriots JV. He surrendered two runs on two hits over one and one-third innings, striking out one and walking one.
Sam Dunlavy started the game for Jay County Patriots JV. He lasted two and a third innings, allowing three hits and six runs while striking out four Morgan started the game for Norwell. He allowed two hits and six runs over two innings, striking out one
Esparza led Jay County Patriots JV with two hits in four at bats.
Josiah Leidig went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Norwell in hits.