Minutemen Top Hawks in Season Opener 11-4


The 2017 Lewis County Minutemen baseball team traveled to West Milford on Monday, March 20, to take on the South Harrison Hawks in a non conference baseball game to open their 2017 season.
Unleashing a 10-hit attack, and behind the strong pitching of Luke White and Jared Skinner, the Minutemen scored in every inning but two and come away with an 11-4 win over the Hawks.
Lewis County scored two first inning runs that would be answered by the Hawks with a pair of first inning runs in their half of the Inning to tie the game at 2-2.
The Minutemen added one run in the second inning and two more runs in the third inning to take a 5-2 lead after 2-1/2 innings of play.
South Harrison added two more runs in the third inning to make the score 5-4 in favor of Lewis County.
Lewis County then tallied a single run in the fifth inning and took on a five spot in the seventh inning for an 11-5 opening game win over the Hawks.
The Lewis County 10-hit attack was led by Leo White, Levi Fox and Luke White with two hits each.
Luke White picked the mound win by throwing five innings, allowing four runs on four hits, while walking three batters and striking out nine South Harrison batters.
Jared Skinner pitched the final two innings to pickup a save, allowing no runs on one hit, with one walk and one strikeout. The Minutemen had a game on Monday, March 27, at home versus Liberty High School of Harrison County, which was rained out and rescheduled for Wednesday, March 29. Lewis County also will play a Thursday, March 30, away game at Preston County. The results of the Tuesday, March 28 game were not available by presstime.
Score By Innings
​Lewis County 2 1 1 0 1 0 5 - 11
​South Harrison 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 4
Box Score
​Lewis County: Leo White 5 1 2 1; Jacob White 4 2 0 0; Cole Barker 4 1 1 1; Jacob Moneypenny 4 0 1 2; Jared Skinner 3 2 1 0; Drew Kuhn 3 2 1 0; Levi Fox 5 1 2 0; Nick Gould 2 0 0 0; Luke White 3 2 2 3; Ryan Metzgar 2 0 0 0; Cody Seelbach 0 0 0 0; Totals 35 11 10 8
​South Harrison: Brock Herrod 4 0 2 0; Noah Dyer 3 1 0 0; Bo Haymond 4 2 0 0; Dakota Jarrett 3 1 2 4; Tyler Gordon 1 0 0 0; Caden Chipps 2 0 0 0; Simon Chevrount 1 0 0 0; Christian Davis 2 0 0 0; Brandon Gray 2 0 1 0; Kaysen Hurst 2 0 0 0; Landon McFadden 1 0 0 0; Jaron Robinson 1 0 0 0; Garrett Davis 1 0 0 0; Totals 27 4 5 4
Pitching
​Lewis County: Luke White 5 IP; 4 R; 4 H; 3 BB; 9 SO (W)
​Jared Skinner 2 IP; 0 R; 1 H; 4 BB; 1 SO (S)
​Totals 7 IP; 4 R; 5 H; 4 BB; 10 SO
​South Harrison: Dakota Jarrett 2.1 IP; 5 R; 3 H; 1 BB; 4 SO; Kaysen Hurst 2.2 IP; 1 R; 2 H; 2 BB; 2 SO; Brandon Gray 1.2 IP; 5 R; 1 H; 2 BB; 2 SO; Noah Dyer 0.1 IP; 2 R; 4 H; 2 BB; 1 SO; Totals 7 IP; 11 R; 10 H; 7 BB; 9 SO
​E: LC- 2; SH - 5; LOB: LC - 10; SH - 6; 2B: Jarrett; HR - Jarrett; SB: Herrod

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