North Eastern Baseball Association

Albury v Wodonga

Albury v Wodonga

4th May, 2021

Fifth Inning Plays Key Role In Albury Bears A Grade Blow Out Over Wodonga Warriors

A six-run fifth inning led the Albury Bears to an 8-2 victory on Sunday. Albury put the pressure on, lead by walks by Jono Sassella and Brandon Purtell and doubles by Purtell and Mark Taylor.

The Bears put up six runs in the fifth, their offense in the inning was led by PurtellTaylorSassella, and Purtell, all knocking in runs.

Brendan Simmons got the start for Albury. The right hander lasted six innings, allowing four hits and zero runs while striking out eight.

Fraser Chadwick started the game for the Wodonga Warriors. The pitcher surrendered six runs on seven hits over four and a third innings, striking out three. Jesse Griffiths threw two and two-thirds innings out of the bullpen.

Tom Simmons went 2-for-5 at the plate to lead Albury Bears A Grade in hits. Simmons led the Bears with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with five stolen bases for the day.

Cody Mendham led Wodonga Warriors with three hits in three at bats.


Early Lead For Albury Bears B Grade Sets Stage For Victory Over Wodonga Warriors

The Albury Bears jumped out to an early lead over Wodonga and took home an 11-4 victory on Sunday. Albury scored on a double by Jake Burge, a single by Michael Hansford, and an error in the first inning.

The Wodonga Warriors scored three runs in the fourth inning, but Albury still managed to pull out the victory.  The Wodonga offense in the inning was led by Andrew Weal and Michael (Bill) Clear, all driving in runs in the frame.

Albury Bears notched six runs in the third inning. The offensive firepower by Albury was led by Riley Holland and Jayden Good, who each had RBIs in the inning.

Burge toed the rubber for Albury. The ace lasted three innings, allowing one hit and one run while striking out six.

Clear was on the mound for Wodonga. The pitcher surrendered five runs on three hits over two innings. Max Garoni and Connor Ayton entered the game as relief, throwing one and two-thirds innings and one-third of an inning respectively.

HollandHansfordGoodBurge, and Sean Wilson all had one hit to lead Albury.

Nathan Scott went 1-for-2 at the plate to lead Wodonga Warriors in hits. The Warriors tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Garoni led the way with two.

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