Bucs baseball falls to St. Peter, 14-2
The Blue Earth Area Baseball team traveled to take on the Fairmont Cardinals in the hopes to tally a win last week.
However, the contest against the Cards last Thursday night resulted in another loss for the maroon and gold, ending the game with a score of 6-1.
The Cardinals earned the first run in the third inning. Then scored again each inning for the rest of the game. However, the Bucs could only score one run in the sixth.
Luke Schavey pitched five innings for BEA. He allowed three walks, eight hits and four runs and had four strikeouts.
Jack Kennedy pitched one inning as well, he allowed one walk, one hit and two runs.
The Bucs’ Kaylan Legred was 1 for 3 at bat, scoring the sole run for the maroon and gold in the sixth inning.
Schavey was 2 for 3 at bat. Mat Bell was 2 for 3, and Kolt Gorg and Blake Peterson were each 1 for 3 hitting.
The Bucs played again on Friday in New Ulm against the Eagles. However, that game was played after the Faribault County Register deadline. Results from that game will be featured in the next issue.
St. Peter 14, BEA 2
The Blue Earth Area Baseball team lost when they hosted the St. Peter Saints last Tuesday evening.
The game came to an end after seven innings when the Saints pulled ahead and won with a score of 14-2.
The Bucs started the first inning with three strikeouts keeping them from putting a run on the board.
The Saints scored a run in the second inning to kick off the scoring for the game.
In the third inning the maroon and gold bounced back and scored two runs and took the lead. But, the Saints evened things out by scoring another run in the third, tying the game.
The second part of the contest was when the Saints really ran away with the game, scoring one run in the fourth, one in the fifth, five runs in the sixth and five in the seventh.
The Bucs, however, were not able to bring in another run for a remainder of the game.
Three Buccaneer pitchers took the mound throughout the course of the game.
Blake Peterson pitched for five innings. He allowed five hits, four runs and two walks.
Mat Bell pitched for 1/3 of an inning where he allowed three walks, one hit and five runs.
Cole Hendrickson took the mound for 1 1/3 innings. He allowed three walks, six hits and five runs and had three strikeouts.
Jake Kennedy scored the first run for the Buccaneers in the third inning. He took a base after being hit by a pitch. He was 1 for 2 hitting and scored one run.
Blake Peterson also scored a run in the third inning.
The loss against St. Peter puts the maroon and gold’s season record at 0-3.
USC 13, BEA?3
The Blue Earth Area baseball team traveled to Wells to take on the United South Central Rebels.
The Rebels got off to an early lead which they held onto for the entire game, leaving the Bucs trailing 14-3 by the fifth inning.
USC scored three runs in the first inning, while BEA’s Alan Davids brought in a run for his team in the first.
The Bucs scored again, one run in the third and one in the fifth. However, USC?seemed to bring in a steady stream of runs.
Davids pitched one inning for the maroon and gold. He allowed three walks, one hit and three runs.
Jared Armon also took the mound for BEA pitching for 1 1/3 innings. He allowed four walks, three hits and seven runs.
Jack Kennedy pitched the remainder of the game. He had two strikeouts, allowed three hits and three runs.
Davids was 1 for 1 at bat and he scored one run.
Jesus Quintero was 1 for 2 hitting and also scored a run for the maroon and gold.
Mat Bell was 2 for 3 at the plate scoring the last run for the Bucs in the fifth inning.
Worthington 3, BEA?2
The Bucs traveled to Worthington for their first game of the season on Friday, April 10, and it was a closely matched game.
Worthington scored their first two runs during the first inning of the game. Then, during the third inning they brought in another run.
It seemed as though they had the game working out to their advantage since the maroon and gold did not score their first run until the fifth inning to bring the score to 3-1.
The Buccaneers scored again in the seventh inning to bring the score to 3-2. Unfortunately, that was as close as the score would get and Worthington went away with a victory.
Alan Davids pitched for two innings where he faced 11 batters. He allowed two walks, three hits, three runs and had two strikeouts.
Jack Kennedy pitched for the other four innings. Kennedy pitched to 15 batters, had two strikeouts and one walk but did not allow any hits or runs.
Charlie Allis was 1 for 1 hitting and scored one run, and Collin Bell scored the othe run for the Bucs.