The Putnam County Panthers boys baseball team recorded a shutout win over Fieldcrest on Saturday while falling twice to Ottawa Marquette last week, once in extra innings.
Putnam County 4, Fieldcrest 0
Putnam County’s Kyle Goriseck pitched a gem on April 6, allowing no runs over seven innings, yielding three hits and striking out two en route to the 4-0 win over Fieldcrest.
Caleb Tonozzi had a big day at the plate, collecting three hits, while Luke Carlson and Brayden Holmes had two hits apiece.
The Panthers scored two runs in the first and two more in the third and made their 4-0 lead hold up the rest of the way.
PC had four runs, 10 hits and no errors; Fieldcrest had no runs, three hits and one error.
Marquette 5, Putnam County 4
Putnam County rallied to tie Ottawa Marquette 4-4 with a two-run seventh inning, only to fall to the Crusaders in 11 innings, 5-4, on April 3.
Marquette pushed across a run in the bottom of the 11th with two outs to take the win.
For PC, Nolan Whitney, Brayden Holmes and Caleb Tonozzi had two hits apiece, and Tonozzi had 2 RBIs.
Jacob Williams pitched seven innings, giving up two earned runs and recording six strikeouts, and Luke Olson pitched 3.2 innings, giving up one earned run, striking out eight and taking the loss.
Marquette scored two runs in the bottom of the first inning and single runs in the fifth and sixth, while the Panthers scored single runs in the fourth and sixth innings before their two-run seventh tied the score and sent the game into extras.
PC had four runs, 10 hits and two errors, with Marquette scoring five runs on 10 hits and making two errors.
Marquette 11, Putnam County 2
The Crusaders scored 11 runs on 12 hits to beat the host Panthers in Tri-County Conference play April 2.
Luke Olson had one of the four hits for PC with an RBI.