Similar STATS Dissimilar OUTCOMES...

Create: 04/08/2017 - 13:32

It was season opening time (@ HOME) for the Wellington Crusader Varsity Baseball Team Friday evening, playing in make-up games vs Collegiate, a double-header that had been postponed just 2 days earlier due to rain. If you looked at most of the STATS you would erroneously conclude the final scores were relatively close. Both squads played near error free baseball, both squads had 10 or11 hits a piece, both squads had multiple base runners but both squads didn't score 14 cumulative points on the evening, just Collegiate. (5-1 and 9-1) The boys in red couldn't get across the plate, scoring just 1 run in each game and stranding numerous potential runs on the bags in both games. 

The Crusader's pitching struggled as well. Numerous Dukes took to the mound for Wellington (8 total on the night) but some struggled at times giving the Spartans opportunities to score that Wellington never had. In the nightcap, Freshman Gage Cunningham came in, in relief, pitched 2.2 innings, giving up zero hits or runs, walking just 1 and fanning 6. That was a fine job by a young freshman.

Here's the skinny on both games - both the Varsity and JV will be in action again on Monday - Varsity HERE vs Augusta and JV THERE @ Augusta. The LADY CRUSADER SOFT BALLERS will have their opening HOME action out at Worden Park as well. (also vs Augusta!) The former gets underway at 4PM at  Hibbs-Hooten, the latter at 4:30PM on Fields #1 and #2 at Worden Park.

GAME 1
CHS 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 / 5 5 1
WHS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 / 1 5 0

BATTING:
Therin Frame  0/3 1BB
Adam Hilt 3/4
Cade Phelps 0/4
Logan Jones 0/2
Dylan Ferguson 0/1
Arlis Troutman 0/3
Jack Nuss 1/3
Connor Burnett 0/2
Gage Cunningham 0/1 1 BB
Julian Jimenez 1BB
Chantz Daugherty 1/1
Derek Driskell 0/1 2 BB

PITCHING:
Adam Hilt 4.2 innings / 4H, 3R, 3ER, 3BB, 3SO
Chantz Daugherty 2.0 innings / 1H, 2R, 1ER, 3BB 4SO
Trey Cary 0.0 innings / 1BB
Aaron Schoemann 0.1 inning

GAME 2
CHS 1 5 0 2 1 0 0 / 9 6 0
WHS 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 /1 5 0

BATTING:
Therin Frame  0/2 1BB
Adam Hilt 1/3
Cade Phelps 1/4
Arlis Troutman 0/3
Jack Nuss 2/3
Gage Cunningham 0/1 1BB
Julian Jimenez 1/2
Chantz Daugherty 0/3
Derek Driskell 0/2 1BB
Aaron Schoemann 0/1

PITCHING:
Cade Phelps 1.0 inning / 2H, 5R, 4ER, 3BB, 4SO
Aaron Schoemann 2.0 innings / 3H, 1R, 0ER, 1BB 1SO
Austin Sears 1.0 inning / 1H, 2R, 2ER, 2BB 1SO
Logan Jones 0.1 inning / 0H, 1R, 1ER, 2BB
Gage Cunningham 2.2 innings / 0H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 6SO

WELLINGTON vs COLLEGIATE GAME ACTION PICS 040717
https://wellington-pics.smugmug.com/April-2017/WHS-Varsity-Baseball-vs-Collegiate-040717/

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Steve Sturgis
Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1974 and then Wichita State University (with honors) in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice; his minor was in Sociology. Steve has held several positions ranging from Juvenile Court Service Officer, to District Manager in Circulation at the Wichita Eagle, Q.A. Planner at Boeing, Caregiver, Psychiatric Technician, Limo Driver, Ranch Hand, Photographer, Webmaster and Website Developer and a die hard Crusader Fan since the early 1960's. Contact the ole boy at shs74@wellington.cc or on Facebook or at any Crusader and/or Knight event year-round.