Rochester JV baseball scores 7 in 3rd, beats Pioneer
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Rochester 13, Pioneer 8 (JV, 5 innings, Friday): Kaleb Lutz, Colton Ferverda and Conner Dunfee each had two hits and an RBI, and Drew Bowers tripled and drove in two for the Rochester JV baseball team in a five-inning home win over Pioneer Friday.
Adrian Ochoa added a single and was hit by a pitch and drove in a run and scored twice. Carter Meredith singled and walked and scored twice. Brady Gamble walked twice and was hit by a pitch and scored three times.
Ferverda started and pitched the first three innings and allowed four hits and four runs (three earned). He walked three and fanned two and earned the win. Bowers allowed four hits and four runs (one earned) over two innings while walking none and striking out two.
Dawson Eggers and Nicholas Rottet each had a hit and two RBIs for Pioneer. Tyler Zellers had two hits and an RBI. Jacob Spencer had a hit and an RBI. Brandon Sterrett, Noah VanMeter and Jacob Guffey each added a hit.
Eggers allowed two hits and three runs (two earned) over the first 1 ⅓ innings. He walked one and struck out none. Spencer allowed seven hits and 10 runs (five earned) over 2 ⅔ innings. He walked three and struck out two.
Rochester scored seven runs in the bottom of the third to take a 10-4 lead.
JV: Rochester 13, Pioneer 8 (5 innings)
Pioneer 103 22 – 8 8 6
Rochester 127 3X – 13 9 3
WP – Colton Ferverda (3 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 2 K)
LP – Jacob Spencer (2 ⅔ IP, 7 H, 10 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 2 K)
2B – Colton Ferverda (RHS)
3B – Drew Bowers (RHS)