The Boonville Pirates C baseball team scratched out a 2-1 victory in Game 1 of a doubleheader Monday night at Fulton but dropped the second game in another thriller by a score of 3-2.
The Boonville Pirates C team, 3-5 on the season, broke a 1-1 tie in the top-half of the fourth-which turned out to be the game winner-when Cade Schupp’s sacrifice fly scored the runner from third.
The Pirates also opened the game with one run in the top half of the second when Harley Waller drove in Jamesian McKee. Fulton scored its only run of the ballgame in its half of the third.
Memphis Waibel picked up the win for Boonville while pitching the first-three innings. Waibel allowed just one run on three hits while striking out one batter. Jamesian McKee then came in and pitched two innings in relief for the save and struck out four batters while giving up just two walks.
“We got great pitching from Memphis and Jamesian, as they pitched a three-hitter,” said Boonville C team coach Joe Henke.
McKee also had the only hit in the game for Boonville, being a double. Schupp and Waller each had one RBI.
In the nightcap,Boonville led Fulton 2-1 after 1 1/2 but then surrendered one in the bottom half of the second and one again in the third to suffer the loss.
Aiden Lemmons took the loss in relief for Boonville. Chandler Stonecipher started the game and pitched the first-two innings and gave up one run on two hits while striking out two. Lemmons then came in and pitched 1 1/3 innings in relief and allowed two runs on one hit and two walks while striking out two.
As for the hitting in the game for Boonville, Lemmons and Dustin Taylor each had one single and one RBI. Stonecipher also had one hit for the Pirates.
Henke said all in all the Pirates struggled at the plate. “We just didn’t get the ball in play and that was frustrating,” Henke said.