Albemarle Beats Fluvanna 9-2 in American Legion Baseball
In American Legion baseball action Monday night, Albemarle Post 74 beat Fluvanna County Post 2003 9-2 at Louisa County High School.
Albemarle improves to 6-2 this season with its sixth straight win.
Fluvanna drops to 6-4 this summer.
Post 74 put two runs on the board in the second inning. William Monroe High School graduate Spencer Breeden hit an RBI double that scored Monroe's Austin Batten to make it 1-0.
Monroe's Chris Leake scored when the next batter, Western Albemarle High School rising junior Jack Maynard, hit a fielder's choice to second. Albemarle led 2-0.
With the same score in the sixth inning, Post 2003 threatened with runners at first and second and no out, but Fluvanna County High School grad Josh Barringer, who pitched well for Fluvanna Monday night, hit into a 4-6-3 double play.
Maynard struck out the next batter with a runner at third to end the threat and the inning. Maynard had four strikeouts in seven shutout innings on the mound to earn the win.
Albemarle put up five more runs total in the eighth and ninth innings to open up a 9-0 lead.
FCHS grad T.J. Dudley spoiled the shutout with a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning.
No Albemarle hitter had more than one hit in the game.
Post 74 returns to action Tuesday night at Spotsylvania Post 320 at 7:00, a team Albemarle beat last Monday.
Fluvanna is also on the road Tuesday night. Post 2003 plays at Staunton Post 13 at 7:00 at Stuarts Draft High School.
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