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Lions pick up sweep over Wyatt

SoVaNow.com / April 22, 2013
The Halifax County Middle School baseball team took a doubleheader from Wyatt Wednesday, 5-3 and 18-6.

Halifax jumped all over Wyatt in the 18-6 win, game two. Pitchers Clay Lloyd, Will Scheier and Alex Lowery combined on a three-hitter, while fanning four.

The key inning was the second, when Halifax belted out 14 runs on 10 hits.

Tyler Duffer went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI. Matt Ratliff went two-for-two with two RBI and a run scored. Dawson Watts went two-for-two with three runs scored and a pair of RBI. Lowery went two-for-two with three runs scored and an RBI.

Earlier, Halifax Middle School manufactured a 5-3 win.

The scoring surge came in the third, as Halifax scored four runs on four hits. Brayden Moore and Scheier combined on a three-hitter for the win, with Moore fanning three and Scheier one.

Tyler Duffer delivered a key, two-run single in the third. Andrew Abbott had a RBI double to spark the comeback third.

Lloyd added an RBI single in the fourth.

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