From Staff Reports
ROMNEY, W.Va. — Colten Dorsey struck out nine and Romney Post 91 pounded out 23 hits to defeat Somerset 17-0 in seven innings in American Legion action Wednesday at Hampshire High School.
Dorsey and relievers David Delawder and Josh Bane held Somerset to just four hits and combined for 12 strikeouts.
Romney put a 6-0 game out of reach with an eight-run fifth inning and added three more in the sixth that allowed the game to be called after the top of the seventh due to the mercy rule.
Braiden Popluhar, with two doubles, and Thane Cutter each went 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Matt Maiers, Ethan Turner and Dorsey each were perfect in two at bats with both Maiers and Turner driving in a run.
Romney, coming off of a 5-0 weekend at the Hillbilly Hardball Classic in Elkins, improves to 10-2 and will host Potomac Valley in a doubleheader tonight beginning at 5 p.m.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — John Judy and Dale Bryson went 2 for 3 to lead Romney past Morgantown at Mylan Park.
Judy got the win with three innings of relief work.
Romney (1-1) will play Fort Cumberland todya at 5:30 at Allegany College.