Boys Varsity Baseball · Boys Varsity Baseball beats North Posey 5 – 3

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Mt. Vernon Wildcats Varsity Holds Onto Victory As North Posey Almost Erases 5-Run Deficit
Despite seeing its five-run lead whittled down by the end, Mt. Vernon Wildcats Varsity still held off North Posey for a 5-3 victory on Saturday. North Posey scored three runs in the failed comeback. Motz and Bender all picked up RBIs in the rally.
Mt. Vernon Wildcats Varsity got things moving in the first inning, when an error scored one run for Mt. Vernon Wildcats Varsity.
Tyler Walls pitched Mt. Vernon Wildcats Varsity to victory. He allowed five hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out eight. Braden Henning threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Henning recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Mt. Vernon Wildcats Varsity.
Heath took the loss for North Posey. He lasted six innings, allowing five hits and five runs while striking out three.
Mt. Vernon Wildcats Varsity hit one home run on the day. Nathan Burke had a homer in the first inning.
Hunter Murphy, Matthew Crafton, Henning, Burke, and Hunter Wiltshire each collected one hit to lead Mt. Vernon Wildcats Varsity.
North Posey tallied 11 hits in the game. Bender, Harris, and Goetz each collected multiple hits for North Posey. Bender led North Posey with three hits in five at bats.