Bearcat baseball beats Warner Robins in doubleheader

Published 3:12 pm Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Bainbridge shut out Warner Robins in game one and run-ruled the Demons in game two last Friday night to improve to 8-11 on the season and third place in the region.

The Bearcats defeated Warner Robins 8-0 in game one as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Kaleb Varnum got McGee to hit into a fielder’s choice to finish off the game.

Bainbridge got on the board in the first inning when Colton Harrell’s sac fly scored one run for Bainbridge.

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Bainbridge scored four runs in the third inning. The big offense in the inning came from singles by Quayde Hawkins and Harrell.

Cayden Sconyers earned the win for Bainbridge. He surrendered zero runs on two hits over six and two-thirds innings, striking out ten. Varnum threw one-third of an inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Page toed the rubber for Warner Robins. He surrendered five runs on nine hits over three innings, striking out one and walking zero. Wilchiski threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Bainbridge totaled 14 hits in the game. Michael Conder, Hawkins, Sam Boutwell, and Ivan Velasquez each had multiple hits for the team. Boutwell, Hawkins, and Conder each managed three hits.

In game two,  Jaheim Jenkins was an RBI machine, driving in four on three hits to lead Bainbridge past the Demons 13-3. Jenkins drove in runs on a single in the third and a single in the fifth.

Bainbridge earned the victory despite allowing Warner Robins to score three runs in the fourth inning. Havens and Nino each drove in runs during the inning.

The Bearcats tallied eight runs in the fifth inning. The big bats were led by Michael Conder, Sam Boutwell, Caden Brock, Ivan Velasquez, Nolan Barr, and Will Beckham, who each had RBIs in the inning. Jackson McCullough pitched Bainbridge to victory. He lasted three innings, allowing two hits and two runs while striking out three. Kaleb Varnum threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Varnum recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Bainbridge.

McGee was on the hill for Warner Robins. He surrendered seven runs on six hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out seven.

Bainbridge totaled eight hits. Jenkins and Boutwell each racked up multiple hits for the Bearcats. Jenkins led Bainbridge with three hits in three at bats. Bainbridge stole six bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Boutwell led the way with two.

On Monday, Bainbridge lost to Tift County 2-1. The Bearcats were tied late in the sixth inning when Tift County scored the go-ahead run.