Bernicky tosses 2-hitter, Myers, Manuel have 2 RBIs each in Valley shutout win
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Tippecanoe Valley 6, Southwood 0 (Wednesday): Markus Bernicky pitched a two-hit shutout with one walk and eight strikeouts, and Evan Myers and Cameron Manuel had two RBIs each for the Valley baseball team in a Three Rivers Conference home win over Southwood Wednesday.
Myers had a pair of doubles, and Cody Smith had a pair of singles and an RBI. Noah Prater also had two hits in Valley’s 10-hit attack.
Annikan Pettit had a triple, Manuel had a double, and Bernicky and Hunter Craft each had a single. Bernicky also had an RBI.
Bernicky was also the winning pitcher in relief in Valley’s 5-4 win over Maconaquah on Tuesday.
Valley scored two runs in the second and four more in the fifth.
Valley is 5-2 in the TRC. They moved into a second-place tie with Whitko, who lost to Northfield 7-2 on Wednesday.
Rochester, who beat Maconaquah 8-0 on Wednesday, is 6-0 in the conference.
Valley 6, Southwood 0
Southwood 000 000 0 – 0 2 2
Valley 020 040 X – 6 10 0
WP – Markus Bernicky (7 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K)
LP – Denney (5 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 4 K)
2B – Holloway (SW), Evan Myers 2 (TV), Cameron Manuel (TV)
3B – Annikan Pettit (TV)