HEADS UP. Senior Clayton Powell hits a triple to right field. photo/

The baseball team (1-3) defeated the Windermere Wildcats, 3-0, on Tuesday. This served as coach Pete Post’s 499th game win.

At the top of the first inning, Windermere managed two hits but Boone held them scoreless. At the bottom of the first, senior Miguel Larreal hit a double. Windermere then walked senior Edgar Alvarez. As senior Reef Barati was up to bat, Larreal and Alvarez stole third and second respectively. The Braves were unable to score any runs in the first inning. (0-0)

Windermere was not able to score any runs in the top of the second inning. Senior Clayton Powell started the bottom of the second with a triple. Senior Jacob Maddox then hit a single advancing to first base and bringing in Powell. Junior Cole Nibert bunted the ball and an error made by the Windermere first baseman kept him safe at first while Maddox advanced to second. Junior Luis Marrero then hit a single scoring Maddox, 2-0. Alvarez then hit a single scoring Nibert, 3-0.

Both teams put up a fight in the remaining innings but neither were able to put more runs on the board. Boone came out with a victory in their first home game of the season, 3-0.

The boys next game is tonight against Freedom at 4 p.m. on the Reservation.

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