Baseball: Wheeling, Barrington win in Florida
Wheeling's baseball team evened its record at 2-2 with an 11-2 victory over Caledonia-Mumford (NY) on Thursday in Florida.
The Wildcats scored 5 runs in the third inning on an RBI single by Anthony Carrillo, a walk by Zach Yfantis, a passed ball, an error and a wild pitch.
The Wildcats' Nate Dirkes had a 2-run double in the fourth inning to make it 7-0.
Wheeling's final 4 runs came in the top of the seventh.
Dirkes kicked things off with a single, bringing home Drew Roberts and Kyle Bullock.
Josh Boesen went five innings to get the win for Wheeling, striking out three and allowing only 1 earned run on 5 hits and no walks.
Barrington 11, South Fayette (Wis.) 2: The Broncos (3-0) received 3 strikeouts from pitcher Levi Palomo, who worked 5 innings for the win in Florida.
Palomo allowed 2 runs. He struck out three, walked one and gave up 5 hits.
Broncos' closer Blake Swanson put away the final six outs to record the save.
Tyler Acosta (3 RBI) had 3 hits for Barrington while teammates Zach Balogh (triple) and Jake Zyzda (triple, 2 runs, triple) each had two.
Teammate Jacob Chapman had 2 RBI and 2 walks while Pat Dehnert also had 2 RBI.
St. Viator 3, Meridan (Ind.) 2 (8 inn): St. Viator improved to 4-0 when a hit by pitch scored Mike O'Neill for the decisive run in the bottom of the eighth inning in Arizona.
Senior Jack Coney went 3-for-4 with an RBI. He singled in the first, third, and seventh innings.
Teammate Timmy Alfonso walked twice. Chris Lolli also had an RBI for Viator.
Lions senior Shaun Falbo worked seven innings, striking out nine. Kevin Napoleon got the win, pitching ⅔ of an inning with 1 strikeout, 1 walk and no hits.