The Washington Warrior baseball team took care of business against Millwood in the Bi-District tournament, locking up wins of 18-0 and 15-0.
Nate Roberts started the first game, striking out five batters in three innings. He allowed no hits or walks.
Sutton Moore came on in relief and sat down four more batters to strikeout.
“Millwood put it into play some the first game and forced us to play defense,” said Warrior head coach Jeff Kulbeth.
The Warriors were error-free in the game as well.
Offensively, Washington’s run totals by inning were 4,3,8 and 3.
Cam Bates hit two home runs and had four RBIs in a 2-3 day at the plate.
Kane Springer also sent one out of the yard. He was 3-3 with three ribbies.
“Their pitcher was throwing strikes and we played hard and got after it early,” Kulbeth said.
Jake Wells, Dax McCaskill, Marlon Moore and Springer all doubled and Mayson Thomas tripled.
As a team the Warriors racked up 16 hits.
Back to back
Easton Berglan got the nod to start on the bump in the second game. He had two Ks in his two innings of work.
Jonathen Montoya came on in relief for the final inning and struck out two more batters.
Washington allowed two hits in another errorless outing.
Washington put up a 15-run first inning to take all doubt out of the contest.
“We had the opportunity to get some of our other guys in the game and have some success in the playoffs,” Kulbeth said.
Cage Morris had a three-RBI day and was 1-1 from the plate.
Washington welcomed Purcell, Jones and Chisholm to town for the Regional tournament, May 3-5.
The Warriors were set to host Purcell at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning.
A bracket can be found on page ??? of this week’s issue.
Kulbeth said his team was excited to begin the tournament.
“Anytime the Dragons and Warriors get together you know it’s on,” he said. “We’ll need to pitch it, field and execute. If we do things right we have a chance to be pretty good. We need to go play really good baseball.”
The Warriors are 26-5.
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