Albemarle Rolls Staunton 12-0 in American Legion Baseball
In American Legion baseball action Monday night, Albemarle Post 74 beat Staunton Post 13 12-0 in seven innings in Crozet.
Post 74 scored three runs in the first inning and nine in the fifth in the win.
Albemarle wins its third straight game to improve to 14-5 this summer. Post 74 had already clinched the district regular season title and #1 seed in the district tournament, which begins later this week.
Staunton hosts Albemarle Wednesday night at 7:00 at Stuarts Draft High School in the regular season finale.
Post 74 started fast Monday night. Monticello High School rising junior Josh Malm doubled to score William Monroe High School rising sophomore Keegan Woolford from third to make it 1-0 Albemarle with nobody out in the first inning. The next batter, Albemarle High School grad Lee Carneal, hit another double to score Malm, putting Post 74 up 2-0. Albemarle scored another run on a bases loaded walk later in the inning to take a 3-0 lead after one inning.
Western Albemarle High School rising junior Jack Maynard doubled to start the fifth-inning rally. With one out, Monticello High School grad Connor Lilley hit a double to the gap in left which scored Maynard.
Post 74 then scored two runs on wild pitches to make it 6-0. A bases loaded walk made it 7-0. Another wild pitch made it 8-0. A ground ball fielder's choice to third scored a run to put Albemarle up 9-0. Post 74 scored on a two-out error from the shortstop to make it 10-0. Lilley then doubled to right center to score Maynard again, making it 11-0. Another wild pitch scored another run to close out the nine-run rally.
Albemarle High School grad Austin Turner threw six shutout innings with eight strikeouts to earn the win on the mound.
Post 74 has now beaten Post 13 two of their three meetings this summer.
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