The Waccamaw varsity baseball team came into Dillon on a cold Tuesday, March 14, and left with a 7-1 victory over the Wildcats.
Dillon Tristian Brigman retired the Waccamaw team in 1-2-3 fashion in the top of the first inning.
Jaret Montgomery of Waccamaw returned the favor retiring Dillon in the same fashion in the bottom of the first inning.
Waccamaw’s #23 garnered a walk to lead off the second inning. Dillon’s second baseman made a good catch on a high fly to short right by #4 of Waccamaw followed by a fielder’s choice grounder hit to second. The runner was out at second. #12 was safe at first and the runner was safe at second when Dillon’s second baseman fielded the grounder and tossed the ball to Dillon’s shortstop at second who missed the ball. Waccamaw’s #15 hit a grounder down the first base line for a double and picked up 2 rbi to take a 2-0 lead in the game. The game was played under protest after that call.
Montgomery struck out the lead-off hitter, #7 for Dillon. #3 for Dillon singled on a hot grounder up the middle. #17 for Dillon garnered a walk, and Dillon had runners on first and second with 2 outs. #10 for Dillon hit a hot one between third and the shortstop and picked up a rbi, and Dillon had runners on second and third with 2 outs. After 2 innings of play Dillon trailed 2-1.
Dillon’s Brigman managed to get #8 for Waccamaw to fly out to center to start the top of the third inning. Waccamaw’s #9 picked up a walk. Waccamaw was unable to get any more offense in this inning.
#5 for Dillon hit a high fly to center for out 1 in the bottom of the third. #6 for Dillon hit a grounder to deep short for a single. On a passed ball #6 for Dillon advanced to second. #11 for Dillon struck out swinging for out 2, and #7 for Dillon struck out watching on a high pitch.
After 3 innings Waccamaw led 2-1.
Waccamaw added a run in the top of the fourth, 3 runs in the top of the fifth, and another run in the top of the seventh.
Jaret Montgomery picked up the win pitching 7 innings . He allowed 5 hits and 1 run that was earned, walked 1, and struck out 14.
Tristian Brigman was tagged with the loss while pitching 3 and one-third innings. He allowed 5 hits, 3 runs of which were earned, walked 2, and struck out 4.
Waccamaw did not commit an error in the game while Dillon was guilty of 2.
Dillon will travel to Loris today, Thursday, March 16, at 6:00 p.m.
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