RECOGNITIONS / 2010
WH TAKES DOUBLE-HEADER FROM G-P
April 13, 2010By Judy Melton of Warsaw High School
Titans sweep baseball doubleheaderPublished: Monday, April 12, 2010 2:28 PM CDT HAMILTON, Ill. -- The West Hancock Titans won two baseball games from Griggsville-Perry Saturday.
West Hancock rallied from a 4-1 deficit to defeat the Tornados 8-4 in game one. The Titans took the lead with four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and added three insurance runs in the sixth inning.
Devin Diveney and Cam Mitchell hit back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning. Diveney finished 2-for-4 with a double, home run and three runs batted in.
Collin Dooley was 2-for-3 with a double and run batted in. Cody Allen was 2-for-2 with a double. Dalton Miller, Andy Swanson, Clint Mecklenburg and Mitchell each had a run batted in, and Austin Hardy had a double.
Mitchell pitched five innings to improve to 2-0 on the season. He allowed five hits and two walks and finished with seven strike outs.
Hardy pitched two innings for the save. He did not allow a hit.
West Hancock scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning in game two and went on to complete the sweep with a 10-4 win over Griggsville-Perry.
Mitchell drove in three runs with a double in the first inning to help West Hancock build the lead. Griggsville-Perry pulled to within 5-4 in the top of the third inning, but the Titans answered by scoring in four consecutive innings to pull away.
Diveney was 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs batted in. Miller was 2-for-2 with a run batted in. Kendall Summers was 2-for-4 with a run batted in. Dooley had a double and a run batted in, and Harmon drove in a run.
Harmon pitched four scoreless innings of relief to earn his first varsity win. He allowed three hits and three walks and finished with two strike outs. Hardy pitched the first three innings.
Risley was 3-for-3 with a solo home run, and Rumple was 3-for-3 with two doubles and three runs batted in for Griggsville-Perry. Jason Hobson took the loss.
West Hancock, 5-2, hosts West Prairie Wednesday.