PONY League Baseball: Oxford Picks Up Third Straight Win; Defeats Norwich
Published: July 10th, 2024
By: Morgan Golliver

PONY League Baseball: Oxford picks up third straight win; defeats Norwich 1) Oxford’s Blake Barrows works five innings on the mound vs Norwich while also contributing with two hits, two RBIs, and two stolen bases. (Photo by Morgan Golliver), 2) Norwich’s James Sprague is one of two team leaders at the plate vs Oxford. Sprague (pictured) and Pierce Sherman both had three hits and drove in two runs at the plate. (Photo by Morgan Golliver)

NORWICH – After a change to the schedule, the Norwich and Oxford PONY League teams squared off on Tuesday night. Both teams were fresh off games played on Monday to prepare them for the local county match-up. Oxford picked up back-to-back wins with a 12-6 victory against Norwich to improve to 4-2 on the season. The Blackhawks have also won three straight games and have won the last four of five.

Oxford went on the board to open up the second inning as Ben Sheridan drove in a run on a groundout. The Blackhawks extended the lead from there in the top of the third with four runs. During that inning, Degan Endress drove in a run on an RBI single, Uri Tracy had an RBI double while Blake Barrows followed with his own RBI single. Eddie Ingraham walked with the bases loaded to drive in a run. Endress, Tracy, and Barrows each had two hits and drove in two runs. Barrows led the team with two stolen bases.

Down 5-0, Norwich answered back with four runs in the bottom of the third inning to cut the deficit to one. Gavin Burrell singled with a runner on and one out before James Sprague drove in a run with a RBI single. Noah Eddy followed with an RBI single to center field as Pierce Sherman had a two-out two-run double.

Sprague and Sherman led the team with three hits and two RBIs.


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