ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — The Meigs baseball team remained unbeaten Tuesday night following a 12-0 victory over visiting River Valley in a non-conference matchup in Meigs County.
The Marauders (3-0) took control from the opening pitch, as the hosts sent 14 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first en route to establishing an 8-0 advantage. Meigs tacked on two run in the third and two more in the fourth for a 12-run cushion, then retired RVHS in order again in the fifth to wrap up the mercy-rule decision.
The Raiders (0-2) were outhit by a 7-3 overall margin and went hitless through three full frames of play. Trey Farley, Tim Kemper and Jordan Gilliland each had singles in the fourth, but the guests ultimately never scored.
Luke Musser was the winning pitcher of record after allowing just three hits and two walks over four innings while striking out four. Gilliland took the loss for the Raiders.
Taylor Rowe led the hosts with two hits, followed by Musser, Trenton Cook, Michael Davis, Derik Hill and Damon Jones with a safety apiece. Rowe and Chase Whitlatch each scored twice for the victors, while Davis, Musser, Jones, Ray Johnson, Cody Bartrum, Ty Phelps, Kaileb Sheets and T.J. Williams also accounted for a run apiece.