After the Raiders were handed a decisive defeat last week, they bounced back this week with three wins in a row. They beat St. Teresa on Monday, 7-1.They beat Meridian on Tuesday, 9-7. They beat Heyworth on Wednesday, 14-4.
Alex Snyder threw the win against St. Teresa, allowing just one run on four hits and three walks, while striking out two in a complete game win. Four Raiders had multiple hits. Kolby Ohl (2-for-3) had a double and Reece Ade (2-for-4) drove in two runs. Eric Moma was 2-for-4 and Spencer Garner 2-for-3 with a double.
Reliever Zach Bugg threw the win against Meridian, going 4 2/3 innings, allowing just one run on three hits and four walks, while ringing up four. Curtis Ramsey had the big hits, a home run and a double with four RBIs. Ade (2-for-3) had a double and an RBI.
Moma pitched his first win against Heyworth. Moma pitched six innings, allowing three runs, on six hits, and four walks, while striking out six. Snyder and Ade were perfect at the plate. Snyder was 3-for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs, while Ade was 2-for-2 with two doubles of his own. Nathan Dance was 2-for-4 and drove in three runs.
The win three wins brought A&M back to .500 (13-13-1).
Central A&M 7, St. Teresa 1
A&M 006 100 0--7-9-0
St. T 000 100 0--1-4-2
A&M stats: Garner 2-for-3, 2B; Ohl 2-for-3, 2B; Ade 2-for-4, 2 RBIs; Moma 2-for-4. Pitching (W) Snyder (4-1) 7 IP, 1 run, 4 hits, 2 BBs, 2 Ks.
St. T stats: Brinkoetter 1-for-3; Scharf 1-for-2; Minton 1-for-1, 2B. Pitching (L) Ganley 2 IP, 5 runs, 6 hits, 2 BBs, 3 Ks.
Central A&M 9, Meridian 7
M'dian 204 001 0--7-10-2
A&M 004 032 x--9-9-3
A&M stats: Ramsey 2-for-4, 2B, HR, 4 RBIs; Ade 2-for-3, 2B, RBI. Pitching (W) Bugg 4 2/3 IP, 1 run, 3 hits, 4 BBs, 4 Ks.
M'dian stats: Davis 2-for-2, RBI; Smith 2-for-3, RBI; Riggen 3-for-4, 2 RBIs. Pitching (L) Smith 2 runs, 2 hits, BB, 3 Ks.
Central A&M 14, Heyworth 4
A&M stats: Snyder 3-for-3, 2 2Bs, 3 RBIs; Dance 2-for-4, 3 RBIs; Ade 2-for-2, 2 2Bs. Pitching (W) Moma (1-3) 6 IP, 3 runs, 6 hits, 4 BBs, 6 Ks.
H'worth stats: Green 1-for-3, 2 RBIs; Johnson 2-for-3, 2B. Pitching (L) Kimler 2 IP, 7 runs, 6 hits, 3 BBs, 3 Ks.