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PV varsity baseball collects three wins / April 25, 2018
Cameron Sheets hit a two-run dinger in the top of the fifth, his third homer of the season, and Jefferson Barmoy and Reid Piercy combined for 7 RBIs as the Park View Dragons soundly defeated the Franklin Broncos on their home field Friday evening.

PVHS head coach Mike Barmoy used five pitchers in the game as each got to pitch an inning each in the lopsided affair that was ended after the fifth inning with the score 27-0.

Hunter Sykes pitched the first inning followed by Mason Mills in the second, Chris Gray in the third, Jefferson Barmoy in the fourth and Justyn Hudson closed it out. Combined they held the Broncos to two hits and struck out nine and did not walk a single batter.

Offensively, senior second baseman Reid Piercy led the Dragons going 3 for 6 at the plate with 3 RBIs and no strike outs. Collectively the Dragons went 11 for 36 at the plate with 20 RBIs and 10 base on balls and just two strikeouts.

The Dragons moved to 9-2 with the victory and were scheduled to travel to Windsor to face the Dukes on Monday, Apr. 23.

Strong pitching leads to Dragon victory

Park View hurler Chris Gray pitched a one-hit shutout as the Dragons varsity baseball team defeated the Windsor Dukes on the road Monday night, 5-0.

Gray pitched a complete game for the second time this season and threw an economical 86 pitches, allowing just one hit and striking out 11 against just three walks.

Offensively the Dragons went 7 for 28 at the plate with Hunter Sykes, Cameron Sheets and Jefferson Barmoy getting two hits each. Sheets recorded two RBIs and Herbey Burgart and Chris Gray added one each. One run was unearned.

Injured-wracked Nottoway forfeits game

The varsity Cougars baseball team of Nottoway High School canceled their trip to South Hill Thursday evening, citing an inability to put enough player on the field due to injuries. The Cougars will forfeit the game and PV will get credit for the victory.

PV Athletic Director Mike Greene stated, ”In my 40 years of coaching I’ve never known Nottoway not to have a good baseball program …. Some of our toughest games have been against them [Nottoway],” he continued. “It’s just sad for our kids.”

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