Trojans swept by Central DeWitt in WaMaC double header

STC’s Mickey Wanatee tries for a tag out at home plate but the Central DeWitt runner is called safe. Allison Graham/News Chronicle

Last week the STC Trojans hosted Central DeWitt for a WaMaC west cross conference double header. The Sabers handily defeated the Trojans 14-0 in game one and 4-1 in game two.

Pitching troubles caused the Trojans to struggle in game one. Brayden Smith got the start for the Trojans, Ryne Kesl relieved Smith and Jake Collison came in for Kesl.

Game leaders for Central DeWitt were Boomer Johnson who had two hits, two runs, and one RBI; Kaiden Muhl who had two hits, two runs, and three RBIs; and Luke Anderson who had five strikeouts.

The Sabers had 29 at bats compared to the Trojans 19, they had 14 runs, 11 hits, 10 singles, 1 double and 10 RBIs. STC ended game one with 3 hits and 3 walks.

Game two went better for the Trojans. They managed to get on the board late in the game. Brayden Smith and Mickey Wanatee each recorded a hit. Wanatee was also credited with a RBI.

STC’s Jacob Collison pitched for three innings and threw three strikeouts. Wanatee relieved him, throwing with five strikeouts.

After the losses to Central DeWitt the Trojans were on the road to Woodward-Granger and Williamsburg. They lost 4-2 to Woodward-Granger. The Trojans rebounded with a sweep of the Raiders on Monday. Game One was won 10-5 and game two 6-4.

Standout performances in game one went to Matt Wiese who had two hits, two doubles and one RBI. Lane Lekin had one hit, one double, and two RBIs. Wiese also pitched for three innings and threw five strikeouts.

In game two Lekin had three hits, one RBI and one double. Mickey Wanatee also had three hits and three RBIs with one double. Ryne Kesl pitched three innings and threw three strikeouts. He was relieved by Wanatee who had three six strikeouts.

The Trojans were on the road again Tuesday evening. They travelled to West Marshall where they fell 16-15 in extra innings.

The Trojans will travel to HLV on Friday, July 3.