By Kris Freeman with Game Recap from Gamechanger
WESTMORELAND – The White House Blue Devils remained red hot on the baseball diamond Tuesday with a 16-4 win at Westmoreland, sweeping the season series against the Eagles and improving to 12-4 overall and 6-2 in District 9-AA.
White House won its seventh in a row behind another solid start from southpaw Dustin Palmer, who committed this week to Roane State Community College. Palmer struck out eight to give him 40 for the season and dropped his ERA to 1.45.
Palmer had four hits and five RBI at the plate, and Hunter Matherly was 4-5 with a solo home run to lead off the third and then two doubles and three RBIs total.
Dustin Palmer was in the zone on Tuesday, tallying four hits and leading White House to a 16-4 win over Westmoreland. Palmer doubled in the first, doubled in the fourth, doubled in the fifth, and doubled in the seventh.
Westmoreland scored three runs in the fifth inning, but White House still managed to pull out the victory. Westmoreland batters contributing to the big inning included Landon Donoho, Connor Johnson, and Zac Sadler, all driving in runs in the frame.
Palmer was credited with the victory for White House. Palmer went five innings, allowing four runs on two hits and striking out eight. Zane Brown and Braeden Grieb entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Noah Morris took the loss for Westmoreland. The hurler lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing ten hits and 12 runs while striking out six.
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