“I think we’ve worked hard enough and we’re prepared enough that we’ll be just fine,” Abingdon senior Jake O’Quinn said after going 3-for-5 with four RBIs.
Sills pitched six solid innings to notch the win as the Trojans took a crucial 4-3 Mountain 7 District victory over the Wise County Central Warriors on Tuesday night.
Baseball is back in Southwest Virginia, and that is a good thing.
“We made some plays, they made some plays, they just made one more than we did," said Gate City coach Jonathon Salyer
Updates on Cam Haymans (King University), Chase Cunningham (Tennessee High), Clint Freeman (David Crockett), Jimmy Gobble (John Battle), Marcus Nidiffer (Tennessee High) among those.
Jimmy Gobble (John Battle), Justin Grimm (Virginia High), Joe McClain (Science Hill), Monte Weaver (Emory & Henry College), Jim Mooney (East Tennessee State University), Wythe County, Virginia, native and Johnson City, Tennessee, native Fred Archer have one thing in common -- they were winning pitchers in their MLB Debuts.
Landon Moore lives for moments like this.
BRISTOL, Va. – Veteran Lebanon High School baseball coach Doc Adams didn’t have to grapple with the decision of who was going to pitch for his Pioneers on Friday night.
BRISTOL, Va. – It was a good night to play the favorites in the VHSL Region 2D baseball semifinals Wednesday at John Battle High School.
John Battle scored all 10 of their runs with two outs in victory over Graham
A look at the VHSL regional baseball, softball and soccer games on the docket for Memorial Day
BRISTOL, Va. – The biggest obstacle for Jacob Hutton on Thursday night in the first varsity start of his high school baseball career was a case of the nerves.
"The first two innings my legs were shaking," Hutton said. "I finally got my groove after that."
That groove eventually produced his initial varsity victory.
“Ethan has worked hard and pitched extremely well,” AHS coach Mark Francisco said. “He’s got a high ceiling.”
BRISTOL, Va. – Eight walks, one hit-batsman.
BRISTOL, Va. – On a night when senior left-hander Landon Moore pitched marvelously and junior outfielder Dylan Cunningham was both clutch and quick, it was a freshman who had the final say for the John Battle Trojans.
No Appy League alum owns more homers than Thome and perhaps none have been as universally liked by those who knew him and as feared by those who had to pitch to him.
Smacking a base hit is his nirvana.
A little bravado on the basepaths provided the winning edge Monday night for John Battle.
Nineteen years ago, John Battle High School head baseball coach Jimmy Gobble saw his high school pitching career come to an end after helping lead the Trojans to three state tournament appearances over four years.
In a pitcher’s duel that came all the way down to the wire, the John Battle High School baseball team came from behind to win 3-1 over Wise County Central on Tuesday night.