From Staff Reports
Washington Times Herald
Brandon Wagler tossed a no-hitter in the season opener and the Vikings then exploded for 11 runs as Barr-Reeve earned a home sweep to start the baseball season Saturday.
The doubloeheader was the first games of the year for Barr-Reeve after earlier dates against Gibson Southern and Vincennes Lincoln were lost to weather.
Wagler fanned 11 with two walks as the Vikings defeated Clay City, 9-0, in the opener. The game was delayed for nearly 45 minutes because of fog.
Wagler helped his own cause with a double. Myron Stoll and Logan James also added doubles for the Vikings.
Barr-Reeve scored twice in the first inning before adding two additional runs in the fifth. Barr-Reeve then broke the game open with five runs in the bottom of the sixth.
Wagler, James and Heath Graber each had two hits for Barr-Reeve. Stoll, Addison Wagler and Lucas Graber each added single hits.
The Vikings played errorless baseball behind Wagler.
Addison Wagler hit the first home run of the season for Barr-Reeve and added his second double as the Vikings defeated Crothersville, 11-1, in the second game.
Barr-Reeve jumped on the guests early with an eight-run first inning before two in the second and one in the fourth. Crothersville scored its only run in the top of the fourth in the five-inning game.
Brandon Wagler and Stoll each added a second double in the second game, and Jon McMullen struck his first of the season.
James, Trevor Yoder and Graber combined to allow two hits on one run while fanning six and walking two.
Addison Wagler, Stoll and Adam Graber each had two hits for Barr-Reeve. Cain Miller, Brandon Wagler, Heath Graber, James, Lucas Graber and McMullen each added a hit.
Clay City 000 000 0 - 0 0 1
Barr-Reeve 200 025 x - 9 9 0
Barrett, Stevenson (5); B. Wagler. W-Wagler. L- Barrett. 2B: B. Wagler, Stoll, James (BR).
Crothersville 000 10 - 1 2 6
Barr-Reeeve 820 1x - 11 12 1
Davidson, Needler (3); Logan James, Trevor Yoder (4), Heath Graber (5). W- James. L-Davidson. HR: A, Wagler (BR), 2B: B. Wagler, A. Wagler, Stoll, McMullen (BR).