Blue Lion baseball blanks Plains, 4-0


By Chris Hoppes - [email protected]



Washington senior Jordan Flowers delivers a pitch during a non-league game against Madison Plains Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Washington High School. Flowers pitched a complete game, shut-out, allowing the Eagles just four hits in a 4-0 Blue Lion victory.


Photo by Mary Kay West

The Washington Blue Lion baseball team hosted a former rival from the SCOL, Madison Plains, on Thursday, May 5.

Washington won the game, 4-0.

Jordan Flowers started and pitched a complete game, shutout for the Blue Lions. He gave up just four hits and struck out six with only one walk.

Zach Bayless went six innings for the Eagles, taking the loss. He gave up four runs (three earned) on seven hits with one walk and no strikeouts.

Caden Cluxton was the leading hitter for the Blue Lions, going 2 for 3 with a run scored and one rbi. One of his hits was a double.

Jarett Patton hat a double and drove in one run.

Aaron Greer had a hit and one rbi.

Cole Massie had one hit, Connor Chrisman had one hit and Tim Robinson had one hit and scored twice.

Sam Ward, Nate Jeffers, Bayless and Connor Davis had hits for Plains. Davis’ hit was a double.

Washington scored all the runs they would need with a run in the second inning.

The Blue Lions added single runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings.

The Blue Lions are at Miami Trace Thursday for the opening game in the Sectional tournament. First pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m.

Offensively for Washington: Caden Cluxton, 2-3, 1 run, 1 rbi, 1 sb; Jarett Patton, 1-2, 1 rbi, 1 2b, 1 sac; Cole Massie, 1-3; Brian Wilson, 0-3; Tim Robinson, 1-3, 2 runs, 2 sb; Aaron Greer, 1-2, 1 rbi, 1 bb; Trevor Mustain, 0-3; Hayden Hufford, 0-3, 1 sb; Connor Chrisman, 1-3, 1 run, 1 sb. LOB: 5.

Offensively for Madison Plains: Jacob Vallery, 0-4; Jaycee Raines, 0-3; Sam Ward, 1-3; Nate Jeffers, 1-2, 1 sb; Zach Bayless, 1-2, 1 bb; Grant Doty, 0-3; Logan Ebert, 0-3; Noah Birchfield, 0-2; Ross Buscemi, 0-1; AJ Straight, 0-2; Connor Davis, 1-1, 1 2b. LOB: 7

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Washington senior Jordan Flowers delivers a pitch during a non-league game against Madison Plains Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Washington High School. Flowers pitched a complete game, shut-out, allowing the Eagles just four hits in a 4-0 Blue Lion victory.
http://recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_JordanFlowerspitchingpic552016.jpgWashington senior Jordan Flowers delivers a pitch during a non-league game against Madison Plains Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Washington High School. Flowers pitched a complete game, shut-out, allowing the Eagles just four hits in a 4-0 Blue Lion victory. Photo by Mary Kay West

By Chris Hoppes

[email protected]

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1ch

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1ch

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