MASON W.Va. — The Charleston Catholic baseball team defeated Wahama for the second time in less five days Tuesday night with a 11-1 victory in Mason County.
The Irish (19-4) scored six runs in the top of the second to take a commanding lead. Wahama’s (17-7) Zach Wamsley came around to score in the home half of the second and cut the lead to 6-1.
Charleston Catholic scored a run in each the third and fourth innings before scoring three in the fifth frame. The White Falcons were unable to answer and fell victim to the Irish 11-1 in five innings.
Tyler Nutter was credited with the loss for the White Falcons after giving up 10 runs, nine earned, on 11 hits and seven walks in 4.1 innings. Matt Stewart pitched .2 innings in relief, in which he gave up one run on two hits. Nutter struck out three batters while Stewart struck out one.
Andy Hoyer earned the victory for Charleston Catholic after giving up one unearned run on two hits and one walk in five innings of work. Hoyer struck out four.
Tyler Roush finished with both of the WHS hits in the game, including a triple, while Zach Wamsley drew the only walk and scored the only run. Wamsley stole two bases in the contest.
Nelson Mckown led the Irish offense as he went 3-for-3 on the night.
The White Falcons have dropped three consecutive games including a 7-6 loss to Charleston Catholic on Saturday. This marks the eighth consecutive win for the Irish.
Wahama visits Buffalo Thursday at 6 p.m. and will try to avenge its 4-2 loss to the Bison that occurred on March 27th in Mason County.