Jefferson County splits at Hillbilly tourney
ELKINS — Post 33 wrapped up its trip to the Elkins Hillbilly tournament on Sunday with a split.
Jefferson County dropped a shortened first game to Parkersburg Post 15, 2-1 in three innings, then rebounded to end the game-filled weekend with a 7-3 win over Brushy Run Post 260.
Post 33 went 3-2 on the weekend and is now 13-4.
In the first game, Jefferson County went up 1-0 in the bottom of the first, before Parkersburg got its two runs in the top of the second.
Anthony Sinicropi, Josh Maurer and Noah Fayak each had a single, while recorded two strikeouts in 2/3 of an inning, and Ryan Neely one strikeout in the final 1 1/3 on the mound.
In the second game, Post 33 again went up early, this time 3-0. Brushy Run pulled within one in the top of the third and fifth innings, but Jefferson County scored three in the bottom of the sixth to pull back ahead.
Luke Zorne had a double and two RBIs to lead the offense. Clayton Criss, who caught both games, also plated a run with a double. Klay Cottis singled in a run.
On the mound, Trevor Boggoss went the distance for the win, striking out seven and walking one.
Post 33 is back in action at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Moundsville Post 3.
Parkersburg 2, Jefferson County 1
Parkersburg 0-2-0 — 2
Jefferson County 1-0-x — 1
PARKERSBURG: Burner (WP, 2K, 1BB) and Haskins.
JEFFERSON COUNTY: Kinney (2/3IP, 2K, 2BB, 2HBP), Neely (1 1/3IP, 1K 0BB) and Criss.
TWO OR MORE HITS: Parkersburg (Swain 2); Jefferson County none. DOUBLES: Parkersburg (Swain 2, Burner, Haskins); Jefferson County none. TRIPLES: none. HOME RUNS: none. RBIs: Parkersburg (Swain 2); Jefferson County none.
Jefferson County 7, Brushy Run 3
Brushy Run 0-0-2 0-1-0 0 — 3-5-1
Jefferson County 3-0-1 0-0-3 x — 7-7-4
BRUSHY RUN: Kulinsky (1IP, 0K 0BB, 1HBP), Fabai (2IP, 1K, 0BB), Porter (3IP, 0K, 1BB) and Porter, Patterson.
JEFFERSON COUNTY: Boggoss (CG, 7K, 1BB) and Criss.
TWO OR MORE HITS: Brushy Run (Chrise 2); Jefferson County none. DOUBLES: Brushy Run (Andreani); Jefferson County (Zorne). TRIPLES: none. HOME RUNS: none. RBIs: Brushy Run (Andreani); Jefferson County (Criss, Zorne 2, Cottis).