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 Burton, Buchanan Lead Reds to 11-0 in Boys Minor League Opener

April 30, 2008 - Tyler Burton and Kaleb Buchanan both went 3-for-3 with two runs scored to lead the Knightstown Fire Department Reds to a season-opening 11-0 win over the Coors Consulting Athletics in the Optimist Club’s boys minor league baseball action Saturday.

Cameron Dean and Jackson Lukens both went 2-for-2 with two runs scored, and Lukens had three RBIs off of two doubles in the game. Buchanan had a pair of doubles and Burton ripped a triple and double.

Addison True also had a hit and two RBIs. Lucas Lewis, Cameron Jones and Jon Simmons all hit safely and scored for the winners. Cameron Dennis and A.J. Dalton both had a hit and an RBI, while Zach Evans and Zach Wolfram both turned in good defensive plays.

There were no individual results reported for the Athletics.


Zach Phillips and Logan Whitaker battled it out in a pitcher’s duel as the Boondock’s Farms Cardinals knocked off the Hoosier Outdoor Power and Farm Supply Reds 7-2 in boys major league baseball action Saturday.

Phillips allowed just one hit, a double to Matt Warwick, and struck out 11 batters in four innings of work. Whitaker countered by giving up just three hits and striking out 12 batters in his four innings of work. The two pitchers accounted for 23 of the game’s 24 outs as both pitched masterfully.

Jarrett Weidner and Kaden Gabbard scored the only runs the Reds could muster off of Phillips. Adam Bundy, Bayley Tinkle and Dakota Reed got to Whitaker for the three Cardinal hits. Coleman Wyatt scored two runs, while Bundy, Phillips, Spencer Roberts, Reed and Zach Clark plated runs for the Cardinals.


Lucas Haase and Brock Harding both slammed home runs as the Sunstar Hybrid Cubs pounded out 25 hits in defeating The Paddock Braves 16-1 in boys minor league baseball Saturday.

Colby Hunt went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and two more batted in. Haase, Harding and Brandon Hyatt all had three hits and two RBIs. Tucker Personett had two hits, including a triple, while two hits were also registered by Austin Forshey, Kasen Kinnaman and Lane Parker.

Catcher Mason Carmichael had a hit and two RBIs, and also made a great defensive play in the game. David Peck and Jordan Messer both had hits, scored and drove in runs for the winners. Ethan Yoker and Jon Lukens hit safely and had an RBI as all 13 Cubs had at least a hit in the contest.

There were no individual results provided for the Braves.


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