Ramstein, Vilseck sweep in baseball
STUTTGART, Germany — Patch improved to 6-0 Saturday by sweeping visiting Heidelberg 11-4 and 12-8 in high school-age baseball.
Christian Jarrard and Quinton Austin combined on a six-hitter in the opener, the first game of the season for the Lions. Jarrard, who pitched the first four innings, surrendered Heidelberg’s lone earned run in the contest.
Ryan Ramirez stroked a three-run double for the Panthers, who got two more RBIs from Justin Patrick and three runs scored by Justin Phelps.
Daniels Santos pitched 32/3 innings of one-hit, shutout ball in relief of Phelps and picked up the victory in the nightcap as the Panthers rallied from an 8-7 deficit.
In other games on Saturday:
Vilseck 10-9, Hohenfels 0-4: At Vilseck, winning pitcher Kyle Krajcovic pitched his second no-hitter of the season in the opening game, called in the bottom of the fifth by the 10-run rule.
Krajcovic struck out nine and walked just one in a game in which the Falcons parlayed two walks and three consecutive singles for a 5-0 first-inning lead.
Kalyn Smithson wielded the big bat in the second game, clubbing a home run and single.