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Clayton Greyhounds Varsity Claims Lead In Sixth Inning To Defeat John Burroughs School

Clayton Greyhounds Varsity took the lead late in the game in a 6-5 victory over John Burroughs School on Tuesday. The game was tied at two with Clayton Greyhounds Varsity batting in the top of the sixth when Zach Wilson singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs.

Clayton Greyhounds Varsity built a four-run lead in the sixth inning and then held off John Burroughs School’s charge. John Burroughs School scored three runs on a double in the sixth inning.

Blake Bax was the winning pitcher for Clayton Greyhounds Varsity. He lasted five and a third innings, allowing seven hits and five runs while striking out nine. Tyler Sucher threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen. Sucher recorded the last five outs to earn the save for Clayton Greyhounds Varsity.

Brown took the loss for John Burroughs School. He allowed four hits and five runs walking one.

Goff started the game for John Burroughs School. He went five innings, allowing zero runs on four hits, striking out two and walking one.

Clayton Greyhounds Varsity tallied eight hits on the day. Henry Keil and Bax all managed multiple hits for Clayton Greyhounds Varsity. Keil led Clayton Greyhounds Varsity with three hits in four at bats.

Nash went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead John Burroughs School in hits.