By Mari Erin Roth
Quincy baseball, 10-8 overall, 2-0 league
The Trojans are on a roll. They won both games of a doubleheader with the Williams Yellowjackets on April Fool’s Day and took out the Modoc Braves April 5 in an 8-3 victory. They face Hamilton on Friday, April 8, on the Braves diamond. The Trojans baseball team can be seen in action at a home game Wednesday, April 13, starting at 4 p.m. before spring break. Fans are welcomed and encouraged at Quincy High School where there is plenty of room in the stands and green grass for chairs along the sidelines.
QHS 8, Modoc 3
Quincy runs were scored by E. Crespo, J. Lees, C. Hawkins, C. Hendrickson, N. Winter (2), J. Thackeray, and L. Walke. RBIs came from Wade, Hawkins (2), Hendrickson, and Walke. Hendrickson stole 2 bases. Winter and Lees each stole one.
Lees pitched 2.2 innings to strike out one of 13 batters faced. Neer struck out 2 batters of 10 faced in 2 innings. D. Dodson struck out one batter of 12 faced in 2 innings. Thackeray struck out one of 4 batters faced.
William doubleheader means double wins for Quincy
The Trojans won 14-2 and 14-0 in Hamilton. In game one, runs were scored by Crespo, Lees, Hawkins, Hendrickson (2), Neer (2), R. James (2), Thackeray (3), and Walke (2). Hawkins and Walke each hit 4 RBIs! Crespo, Wade, Hendrickson, and Neer all hit an RBI. James and Thackeray both stole a pair of bases each. Walke and Hendrickson each got away with one. R. James was very efficient pitching all 5 innings, striking out 11 batters of 23 faced. In game two with the Braves, runs were scored by Lees (3), Hawkins, Hendrickson (2), Neer (2), James, Thackeray (2), Q. Vert (2), and Walke. Neer hit 3 RBIs. Crespo, Hawkins, and Thackeray all hit 2 RBIs. Lees, Hendrickson, and Walke all hit a runner in to score. In this game Lees stole a base, as did Hawkins, and James stole two! Thackeray took the mound for the five-inning game. He struck out 12 of 15 batters faced. Mercy! they cried! Thackeray wrapped up his time with just 54 pitches.