Wildcats continue to impress. 21-2 winners over Georgetown.
BHS baseball sets school record for wins in season
AMELIA - Blanchester baseball wrapped up its most successful regular season in school history with as 6-0 win over Whiteoak at Midland Field.
The Wildcats are 20-4 on the year, the first time a BHS baseball team has reached the 20-win plateau.
The 1975 Blanchester team won 18 games while the 1976 team won 17 games.
"I'm so proud of this team and what they have accomplished," said coach Aaron Lawson. "It's a great group of kids that play for each other. I hope that we can keep adding to this impressive resume."
Austin Rabon was the winning pitcher while Greg Bobbitt was effective in relief and closed out the game. Bobbitt snuffed out a bases loaded and no out situation to keep Whiteoak from scoring.
Kyle Campbell had three hits and drove in three runs for Blanchester.
On the strength of a 14-hit attack, Blanchester pounded previously unbeaten Clermont Northeastern 14-6 Wednesday night to take control of the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division.
Austin Rabon had a huge night against the Williamsburg wildcats. Austin drove in 5 runs in the 16-4 beating.
Wildcats win SBCN outright with 3-2 victory Scoring a run on a passed ball and two on a throwing error, Blanchester defeated Batavia 3-2 Tuesday at Midland Field to win the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division championship outright.
The Wildcats are 18-4 on the year and unbeaten with one game remaining in league play.
"It feels great," said BHS coach Aaron Lawson. "Batavia's won it like 15 years in a row. We were close last year, so we knew we had a shot at taking them out."
Despite being late arriving at the Midland complex, the Wildcats were not hurried.
"We played relaxed," said Lawson. "They knew all the pressure was on them (Batavia)."
The game was scoreless until the sixth. Austin Rabon led off with a walk and moved to second on a Jake Dawson sacrifice. Rabon went to third on a wild pitch and scored on a passed ball. Kyle Campbell walked and Greg Bobbitt singled.
Austin Wilson then hit a slow roller along the third base line. The ball was fielded by the Batavia pitcher who threw the ball wildly passed the first baseman, allowing both Campbell and Bobbitt to score to make it 3-0.
In the bottom of the sixth, Batavia plated two runs to make it 3-2.
Going to the seventh, Lawson said, the Midland Field groundskeeper momentarily called the game because of a wet mound. However, Lawson encourage the groundskeeper to work on the mound to allow the teams to play the final inning.
"We didn't want to call the game," said Lawson. "This was a pretty important game and we wanted to finish it."
So after a brief delay, the game resumed. Tyler Muncy set down the Bulldogs in order in the bottom of the seventh on three ground ball outs.
Kings ended Blanchester's five-game baseball winning streak Thursday with an 11-6 win at Bott Field.
The non-league loss puts the Wildcats at 11-2. Kings is 10-4.
Baseball splits with Massie to move to 7-1 on the season. Wonderful start to the season.
PItching leads Blanchester to doubleheader sweep
Blanchester pitching surrendered just seven hits in a doubleheader sweep Saturday at Eastern Brown.
The Wildcats won by scores of 12-1 and 9-0.
Blanchester is now 15-3 on the year.
At the plate, Jordan Dawson had a double, a homerun and knocked in four runs in the two games. Austin Wilson had four hits and scored three runs.
Wildcats come back for the 4-2 victory over Batavia!!!
Wildcats continue to roll putting a beat down on the Indians from Hillsboro. The Cats won 14-4 to improve their record to 5-0. They have out scored opponents 54-7 on the season.
4/3/13 Great start to the season
The baseball team has started their season with 4 straight wins. Several in convincing fashion, including last nights 25-1 drubbing of Felicity.