Apaches Win Jacket Invite

The Wabash baseball team traveled to southern Indiana Saturday to play in the Jacket Invite at Morristown. In a long three game day the Apaches came away with the title, making the long trek a successful one. In game one the Apaches defeated Oldenburg Academy 9-2 and then took Eastern Hancock 18-5 in game two. In the final game of the Jacket Invite the Apaches won the championship over the host  Morristown Yellowjackets 5-2.

In game one the Apaches topped Oldenburg with a strong effort on the mound from Jordan Floor.

Up 3-0 after four, Shea Beauchamp’s 2 run homer in the 5th put the Apaches up 5-0 and a 4 run 7th that included RBI doubles by Beauchamp and Floor iced the game for Wabash.

Box Score…………….. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Wabash……………….. 0 0 1 2 2 0 4 9 9 4
Oldenburg Academy 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 5 3

Top Individual Performances
Jordan Floor 7 IP, 1 ER, 5 H, 5 SO, 2 BB
Shea Beauchamp 2/4, 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 R

Wabash………. Pos….. AB R H RBI BB SO Avg
1 Devin Bitzel OF/C…… 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
2 Roger Davis OF/P…… 2 0 0 0 1 1 0.000
4 Brian Abell OF……….. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
5 Kyle Kelsheimer OF… 3 1 1 1 1 0 0.333
6 Isiah Smith INF……… 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
7 Landon Cole INF……. 3 0 1 1 1 0 0.333
8 Thomas McHaney OF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0.500
9 Shea Beauchamp INF/P 4 3 2 3 0 0 0.500
11 Nate Price C/INF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
17 Colt Bayliss INF/P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
19 Justin Holley OF/P 3 0 0 0 1 1 0.000
25 Jordan Floor 1B/P 4 1 2 1 0 0 0.500
30 Andrew Shepherd C/P 3 2 1 0 1 0 0.333
Totals 30 9 9 7 5 2 0.300

 

Game two was a shortened five inning game as the Apache offense caught fire, scoring in all five innings for the 18-5 win over Eastern Hancock.

Grant Sailors picked up his first varsity win on the mound, overcoming 7 walks by giving up just 2 hits.

Nate Price was the offensive leader going 4-5 with 7 RBI’s , while Landon Cole and Thomas McHaney added 3 hits each.

Box Score……….. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Wabash………….. 2 6 1 5 4 0 0 18 15 1
Eastern Hancock 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 5 2 2

Top Individual Performances
Landon Cole 3/4, 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 RBI, 4 R, 1 SB
Nate Price 4/5, 1 2B, 7 RBI, 1 R

Wabash Pos………….. AB R H RBI BB SO Avg
1 Devin Bitzel OF/C….. 1 2 1 0 1 0 1.000
2 Roger Davis OF/P….. 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.000
4 Brian Abell OF………. 2 2 0 0 2 0 0.000
5 Kyle Kelsheimer OF.. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
6 Isiah Smith INF…….. 2 2 0 1 1 1 0.000
7 Landon Cole INF…… 4 4 3 1 0 1 0.750
8 Thomas McHaney OF 5 1 3 1 0 1 0.600
11 Nate Price C/INF….. 5 1 4 7 0 0 0.800
17 Colt Bayliss INF/P… 2 1 0 0 1 1 0.000
19 Justin Holley OF/P.. 1 1 0 0 1 1 0.000
21 Grant Sailors INF/P. 3 1 1 2 1 2 0.333
25 Jordan Floor 1B/P… 2 1 1 1 0 0 0.500
30 Andrew Shepherd C/P 4 2 2 3 0 0 0.500
Totals 32 18 15 16 8 7 0.469

 

In the final game of the day the Apaches won the championship over the host Yellowjackets in a battle of aces 5-2.

Andrew Shepherd picked up the win for Wabash, giving up just 3 hits while striking out 14. Shepherd did not give up a hit until the 6th. Morristown also got a great effort out of their ace, Kyle Hallauer, who struck out 12 and gave up 6 hits.

The Apaches led 4-0 heading to the sixth when Shepherd gave up his first hit, with Morristown scoring two runs to make it 4-2. Wabash would tack on an insurance run in the seventh to clinch the title 5-2.

Landon Cole had 3 hits and Thomas McHaney had 3 RBI’s to lead the Apache offense.

Box Score… 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Wabash…… 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 5 6 1
Morristown 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 1

Top Individual Performances
Andrew Shepherd 7 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 14 SO, 1 BB
Landon Cole 3/4, 2 R, 1 SB

Wabash Pos………… AB R H RBI BB SO Avg
1 Devin Bitzel OF/C.. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
2 Roger Davis OF/P.. 3 0 0 0 0 2 0.000
4 Brian Abell OF…… 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
5 Kyle Kelsheimer OF 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.000
6 Isiah Smith INF…. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
7 Landon Cole INF.. 4 2 3 0 0 0 0.750
8 Thomas McHaney OF 4 0 1 3 0 1 0.250
11 Nate Price C/INF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0.250
17 Colt Bayliss INF/P 3 0 0 0 0 3 0.000
19 Justin Holley OF/P 3 0 0 0 0 2 0.000
21 Grant Sailors INF/P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
25 Jordan Floor 1B/P 2 0 0 0 1 2 0.000
30 Andrew Shepherd C/P 2 0 1 1 0 0 0.500
Totals 26 5 6 4 1 12 0.231

Upcoming Games
Wabash @ Peru, May 21, 2012 6:30 PM
Wabash vs Northfield @ sectional, May 24, 2012 5:00 PM

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