Las Vegas, NV –
The Vauxhall Academy Jets opened up the Bishop Gorman Easter Classic with a victory over Churchill County, NV by a score of 16-2. On the mound the Levi Westerlund started on the mound earning the victory going 4 innings, allowing 1 hit, 2 runs, 2 earned runs, 8 K’s and 7 BB’s. Marc St. Jean threw the final inning with 2 K’s.
Offensively, the Jets were led by Brant Hittel who was 2 for 4 with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored and 2 RBI’s. Chayse Marion was 3 for 3 with 4 runs scored, 5 RBI’s and a 2 run HR. Ben Douglas was 1 for 3 with a triple, RBI and 2 runs scored. Brendan Hendriks was 2 for 3 with a double, triple, 4 RBI’s and run scored. Brody McDonald and Nic Koh also had a hit apiece in the victory.
The win matches the Jets up against San Benito, CA who best a very good Oaks Christian High School. Game time is 12 noon at Bishop Gorman’s new high school baseball complex.
The win pushes the Jets overall record to 10 – 4 and 1 – 0 in the Easter Classic.