Trinity Tops Wildcats 6-2
Paden City traveled to Morgantown on Saturday, to battle Trinity high school in boys baseball. The Wildcats played tough baseball but couldn’t get it all together at the right time and went home on the losing end 6-2. It was a hard fought game that went the distance. The Cats got a strong pitching performance from Alec Chapman who took the loss, but a lack of consistent hitting, and a few errors cost the young Cats. Paden City is improving with each outing and should see a few wins before the season is over.
Wildcats fall to St. Marys in seven innings
St. Marys plated five runs in the first four innings in a 10-2 win over the Wildcats in Paden City Friday night, May 7. The Cats fell behind, but didn’t go down easy as they put two runs on the board in the bottom of the sixth to draw to within three, however the Blue Devils closed it out in the top of the seventh with five runs to get the victory.
Miller got the win on the mound for St. Marys picking up 13 k’s while issuing two walks. Clayton came in relief in the sixth and got two k’s as did Boron in the seventh to give the Blue Devils 17 k’s while facing just 24 batters. Paden City senior Hunter Fletcher in his first career start worked six inning, striking out three and walking three to take the loss.
The Wildcats got a pair of singles from Scott Lavoie and a pair of RBI. Joey Baker drilled a double for the Cats only other hit. The Wildcats committed six errors in the contest while St. Marys had six hits and two errors.