High school teams win on diamond

ADDISON COUNTY — In high school baseball action earlier this week Mount Abraham won twice, while Otter Valley, Middlebury and Vergennes each picked up road victories.
On Monday the Eagles edged visiting Missisquoi, 4-2, scoring twice in the sixth to snap a 2-2 tie. Ryan Whitcomb tossed a complete-game five-hitter to earn the win, allowing two walks while fanning five. Eben Clifford, Wyatt Thompson, Jackson Gepfert andColby Lathrop keyed the Eagle offense.
On Tuesday the Eagles topped host BFA-Fairfax in nine innings, 3-1. Silas Burgess doubled home the winning run in the top of the ninth, and Nolan Whitcomb earned the win, allowing seven hits and fanning 13 in eight innings. Max Breault tossed a scoreless ninth for the save. Parker Hines doubled home the tying run in the fifth for Mount Abe, which improved to 3-4 with the two wins.
On Monday the Otters moved to 5-0 with a 6-2 victory at Division I Mount Anthony. Josh Beayon earned the pitching win, allowing one earned run and whiffing 11 batters.
Kollin Bissette’s two hits and Patrick McKeighan’s two RBIs sparked the Otter offense. OV was set to host Windsor on Wednesday.
The Tigers nipped host Fair Haven on Tuesday, 3-2. Simon Fischer scored the tie-breaking and winning run in the seventh, singling, stealing second and scoring on an error. The Tigers had successfully defended a Slater suicide squeeze attempt in the bottom of the sixth.
Wyatt Cameron earned the win, allowing five hits and fanning five as the Tigers improved to 2-2. Aubrey Ramey was the tough-luck loser, allowing four hits and whiffing nine.
On Tuesday the Commodores shrugged off an early 3-0 deficit and defeated host Missisquoi, 9-4. Tucker Stearns notched the complete-game win for VUHS, striking out eight and surrendering five hits while walking one. Cooper O’Brien,Jarret Muzzy, Tucker Stearns andJeff Stearns all had multi-hit games as the Commodores improved to 5-1.

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