Boys Varsity Baseball · Baseball: Greenbrier sweeps White House


Blue Devil second baseman, Cole Pond (left), waits for a throw as Greenbrier’s Stoney Smith slides safely into second base. (Phil Stauder)

By GameChanger Online with edits by White House BDP

GREENBRIER – The defending District 9-AA champions completed a sweep of White House on Wednesday as Greenbrier won the second game in as many days, 7-1.

They beat White House Tuesday, 12-6.

The Blue Devils couldn’t keep up with Greenbrier and fell 7-1.

Chance Merithew got the win for Greenbrier. He allowed four hits and one run over five innings, striking out six. Luke Jones threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Avery O’Bryan took the loss for the Blue Devils. He went four innings, allowing four runs on three hits and striking out five.

The Blue Devils collected five hits on the day. Josh Strother and Aaron Worrell all managed multiple hits for White House and Worrell and Strother each managed two.

Greenbrier totaled eight hits in the game. Casey Woodall and Micah Escue and each racked up multiple hits for Greenbrier.

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Neither White House shortstop, Logan Neufeld (left) nor Blue Devil’s left fielder, Jagger Bradley, can get to a ball that dropped between them. (Phil Stauder)