Archive for April, 2013

April 28, 2013

Baseball: Whitman 10, Paint Branch 0

Whitman junior Alex Cladouhos pitched five shutout innings in the Vikings win over Paint Branch

Whitman junior Alex Cladouhos pitched five shutout innings in the Vikings’ 10-0 win over Paint Branch.

BETHESDA, Md. — The Walt Whitman High School baseball team got a shutout pitching performance from Alex Cladouhos and used a six-run fifth inning to put an early end to their matchup with visiting Paint Branch on Saturday, beating the Panthers 10-0.

Paint Branch starting pitcher Eric Lowe matched Caldouhos through the first two innings, but he issued three walks and hit a batter in a three-run third-inning meltdown that gave the Vikings control of the game. Whitman added a single run off Lowe in the fourth before closing out the mercy-rule win with a six-run outburst against Drew Jacobs in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Cladouhos allowed four hits and two walks with no strikeouts in five innings to get the win. Andrew Castagnetti had two hits, a run scored and three RBI for the Vikings, while catcher Nick Bode was 2-for-2 with two doubles, two RBI and a walk.

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April 21, 2013

Baseball Roundup: Saturday, April 20

Junior Brian Rourke shut out the Barons despite allowing nine baserunners in seven innings.

Junior Brian Rourke shut out the Barons despite allowing nine baserunners in seven innings.

Northwest 6, Bethesda-Chevy Chase 0: Brian Rourke pitched a complete game and the Northwest infield turned four double plays as the visiting Jaguars shut out the Barons, 6-0, on Saturday. Rourke, a junior, allowed seven hits, struck out three and walked one in seven innings.

Northwest scored four runs in the top of the first inning and added single runs in the fourth and seventh, all charged to B-CC starting pitcher Joe Feldman. Feldman struggled with his control all game, walking three batters, hitting two others and committing a throwing error on a pickoff attempt at first base.

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April 16, 2013

Baseball Roundup: Tuesday, April 16

Walter Johnson 3, Churchill 0: Gus Gill threw a no-hitter, striking out 13 and walking one in seven innings to lead the Wildcats over the host Bulldogs on Tuesday.

Churchill loaded the bases with one out in the second inning on two errors and a walk, but Gill struck out the next two batters to get out of the jam with his shutout intact. The Bulldogs’s only other base runner of the game reached on an error by shortstop Justin Hom with two outs in the third inning. Gill then retired the last 13 batters in order, striking out the side in the bottom of the seventh inning to seal the no-hitter.

Zeke Green was 3-for-3 and scored two runs for Walter Johnson, both on wild pitches. Hom knocked in Kohei Ishida with a triple to right field in the fifth inning for the Wildcats other run.

Gill, a senior, is now 2-1 on the season with a 1.97 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 21 1/3 innings pitched.

Bethesda-Chevy Chase 13, Wootton 12: Joe Feldman drove in the tying run with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning and scored two batters later on a double by Cobi Furcolo to give the Barons a walk-off win over the visiting Patriots.

Furcolo had four hits on the day and Andrew Brilliant was 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI and three runs scored for B-CC.

Kevin Mooney was 3-for-3 with a double, two walks, three runs scored and two RBI for Wootton.

April 13, 2013

Baseball Roundup: Saturday, April 13

Bethesda-Chevy Chase 5, Whitman 3: Joe Feldman pitched a nine-inning complete game and knocked in the go-ahead run as the visiting Barons beat the Vikings on Saturday.

Austin Sapin drew a two-out walk, stole second and scored on Feldman’s single to break a 3-3 tie in the top of the ninth inning.

Wootton 3, Walter Johnson 2: The visiting Wildcats held a 2-1 lead going into the bottom of the seventh inning, but Glenny Woolschlager hit a one-out RBI double and scored three batters later when Kevin Mooney was hit by a pitch to give the Patriots the comeback win.

Poolesville 4, Blair 3: Three walks and a hit batsman helped the visiting Falcons score three runs in the top of the sixth inning on their way to topping the Blazers.

Hunter Pearre went the distance for Poolesville, allowing six hits and one earned run while striking out eight in seven innings. The junior pitcher was also 1-for-4 at the plate with a single and a run scored.

Sherwood 17, Magruder 3: Michael Zerafa had four RBI and scored twice as the Warriors routed the Colonels in an error-filled five-inning game.

April 6, 2013

Baseball: Poolesville 7, Seneca Valley 0

Hunter Pearre struck out seven and allowed four hits in pitching Poolesville past Seneca Valley.

Junior Hunter Pearre pitched a complete-game shutout to lead Poolesville to its fifth win in a row.

POOLESVILLE, Md. — Hunter Pearre allowed only four hits and struck out seven in seven innings to lead the Poolesville High School baseball team to a 7-0 victory over visiting Seneca Valley on Saturday.

Center fielder Thayer Seely pulled a first-pitch two-run home run over the right-field fence with one out in the bottom of the first inning to give the Falcons all the offense they would need. Poolesville added five runs in the sixth inning on the way to their fifth consecutive win.

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