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Swartzendruber strikes out 10 in win over Poarch

By By Adam Prestridge
Pitcher Christian Swartzendruber went the distance pitching seven innings and striking out 10 to lead Greenlawn Home Health to an 8-1 win over Poarch on May 22 in Babe Ruth 13-15-year-old action.
Haden McGill led Greenlawn offensively going 2-for-4 at the plate with a triple, single and scored two runs. Nick Flowers also finished with two hits and scored one run.
Greenlawn 8
Pepsi 3
Keaton Maher finished with a double, single and scored two runs, while Christian Swartzendruber scored two runs on two singles to lead Greenlawn to an 8-3 victory over Pepsi on May 20.
Haden McGill, Coty Merchant and Brandon Metzler each finished the day with one single. Merchant scored three runs, McGill two and Metzler one.
Josh Peoples and Tyler Boatwright led Pepsi with one single apiece.
Maher picked up the win on the mound for Greenlawn. He pitched six innings and struck out four.
Greenlawn 8
Evergreen Blue 1
Christian Swartzendruber went 3-for-4 at the plate to pace Greenlawn Home Health to a convincing 8-1 victory over Evergreen Blue on May 17 in 13-15-year-old Babe Ruth action.
Dakota Carter added a single and scored one run for Greenlawn. Keaton Maher and Clayton Vickery each scored twice.
Pepsi 9
Evergreen Red 0
Marshall Rolin and Derrick Williams both had two-hit performances to lead Pepsi to a 9-0 shutout over Evergreen Red on May 17.
Rolin and Williams each finished the day with a double, single and two runs scored. Jaylen Henry also finished with a double, while Nicholas Linam and Keon McCants each chipped in with one single and one run scored.
Rolin also picked up the win on the mound, striking out 15 batters of the 26 batters faced.