LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL: OWEGO DIEDRICH BLANKS VESTAL AT OWEGO 12U TOURNAMENT
(2022-07-22)Tioga County Sports Report
OWEGO — Owego Diedrich put together a pair of big innings to defeat Vestal Burdick, 12-0, in four innings in Owego Little League 12U Tournament “B” Division play at Hyde Park here Thursday.
Owego scored five first-inning runs and racked on six more in the third.
Meanwhile, Ryan Diedrich and Eric Schrader combined to hurl a two-hit shutout. The duo also helped themselves at the plate, each hitting an RBI triple.
Two batters after Schrader’s first-inning triple, Brenden Whigham delivered a run-scoring double.
Diedrich’s triple in the third made it a 7-0 contest. Camden Thole added an RBI double two batters later.
Diedrich was also solid on the mound, retiring five consecutive batters, four by strikeout, in the second and third innings. He finished with six Ks over three innings. Schrader threw one inning of hitless relief with two strikeouts.
Dylan Gregory had a hit and three runs while Nolan Card added a hit, run and two RBI.
Schrader, Caden Morrow, Whigham, Becket Tirinato, Diedrich, Thole and Mason Henderson all contributed one hit, one run and one RBI. Jeremiah Wheeler tacked on a run.
Owego faces Binghamton White at 8 p.m. this evening (Friday) on Field 3.
PHOTOS BY TIM TAYLOR.
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