PANAMA - Host Panama jumped out to a huge lead and that was all the Panthers needed as they rolled to an 11-1 victory over Clymer in non-league baseball, evening their record at 1-1.
The Panthers exploded for seven runs in the first inning, thanks to three doubles, a triple and four walks.
Offensively, Sawyer Eggleston slammed a triple, a double and two singles with four RBIs and three runs scored for Panama while Kelvin Eddy added a double and a single, and Eric Schutte had a double and a triple.
Panama’s Kyle McIntyre delivers a pitch during Tuesday’s non-league baseball game against Clymer. See additional photos at cu.post-journal.com.
P-J photo by Scott Reagle
Kyle McIntyre was the winning pitcher for Panama, going the distance while collecting nine strikeouts, giving up two walks and just three hits with no earned runs. He also contributed a double and a single.
Austin Crosby doubled and scored the only run for Clymer as Andrew Heil went four innings, striking out two while surrendering six walks and 11 hits in the loss.
ST. BONAVENTURE- Randolph took an early 2-0 lead and never looked back as the Cardinals earned their first win of the season by downing Ellicottville, 5-2, in a game played at St. Bonaventure.
Winning pitcher Alex Miinte went 5 innings, giving up just three hits while walking five and striking out eight.
Miinte, along with Nathan Beaver and Ryan Stiles each delivered an RBI for the Cardinals.
For the Eagles (0-1), Tom Easton pitched five strong innings, surrendering three hits, four walks and had seven strikeouts. Phalla Musall produced two hits and an RBI.
WESTFIELD ROLLS TO VICTORY
SILVER CREEK -Westfield (1-0) scored early and often on Silver Creek (2-2) starter Anthony Morales en route to an 8-2 win.
The Wolverines scored four runs in the first, one in the second and three in the third as Morales went two innings, allowing all eight runs - seven of which were earned - on five hits and three walks.
Pacing the Westfield offense were Dan Tofil (double, two RBIs) and Travis Rammelt (triple) who both had two hits. Nolan Hunt picked up the win on the hill for the Wolverines, throwing two innings of relief. He allowed one hit while striking out six and walking two.
A bright spot for the Black Knights was the relief work of Nick Iskra, who went five innings and allowed no runs on three hits while striking out eight and not allowing a walk.
Morales added a pair of singles to help the Black Knights at the plate.