By: JEFFREYREYNOLDS SPORTSEDITOR
May 2, 2013
POCA – The Poca Dots made a strong point against the Mingo Central Miners with a 4-0 and a 19-0 doubleheader sweep on Wednesday at Poca.
The Dots led 1-0 heading into the 4th inning when they tacked on three more runs.
Matt Lester had a pair of hits for Mingo Central in the first game. Joe May took the loss on the mound. Ryan Leighton got the win for Poca. Matt Chandler had a double with a pair of RBIs.
In the second game, Poca scored early and often taking a commanding lead and coasting to the victory.
Todd Slone took the loss on the hill. Lester had a double in the game for the Miners.
Poca’s Cam Cottrill went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs, Evan McClanahan went 4-for-4 with five RBIs, and Chandler 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs. Noah Frampton went 2-4 for Poca, while Syler Vealey also three hits by Dots.
The Dots are now 9-1 in the Cardinal Conference and 18-6 overall.
Mingo Central is 2-7 in conference play and 9-11 for the season. The Miners were scheduled to travel to Westside on Thursday.
Score by innings:
First game -
MC … 000 000 0 - 0 4 4
Poca … 010 300 x - 4 6 0
LP: May. WP: Ryan Leighton
Top hitters - MC: Lester 2-3. Poca: Chandler double, 2 RBIs
Second game -
MC … 000 00 - 0 3 8
Poca … 464 5x - 19 18 2
LP: Slone, Lester (3) and Spencer. WP: Lucas Marshall and McClanahan.
Top hitters - MC: Lester double. Poca: Frampton 2-4; Cottrill 3-3, double, 3 RBIs; McClanahan 4-4, double, 5 RBIs; Vealey 3-4; Taylor 2-4, 4 RBIs; Chandler 2-4, t