LYON MOUNTAIN — David Waldron tossed a two-hit shutout in the opener and Tory Bouyea drove in five runs in the second game Sunday as the Lyon Mountain Miners swept a 6-0 and 13-3 doubleheader from the Fourth Ward Timberjaxx to take over sole possession of first place in the Champlain Valley Baseball League.
Waldron struck out nine, walked five and allowed a double to losing pitcher Eric Rock and a single to Josh Chapman in going the distance.
Kris Chase went three-for-three for the Miners, while Reilly Lawless added a double and single, Scott Baker a triple and Bouyea a double.
In the second contest, Bouyea accounted for a triple, double and five RBI for Lyon Mountain (6-2), while Waldron, Chase, Ben Weightman, Tommy Kowalowski and Josh Rabideau all added two hits each.
The Miners scored four runs in the first inning against losing pitcher Kyle Bisonette and didn’t look back.
Justin Mahan accounted for half of the Timberjaxx’s hits as he went three-for-three and Rock contributed a double.
Miners 6, Timberjaxx 0
Miners 102 100 2 — 6 9 1
Timberjaxx 000 000 0 — 0 2 1
Waldron and J. Kowalowski. Rock and Mahan. WP- Waldron. LP- Rock. 2B- Bouyea (M), Lawless (M), Rock (T). 3B- Bouyea (M).
Miners 13, Timberjaxx 3
Miners 413 002 3 — 13 14 2
Timberjaxx 000 003 0 — 3 6 1
VanHouten, Besaw (5) and K. Kowalowski. Bisonette, Rock (5), Goldfarb (6) and Mahan, Bisonette (6). WP- VanHouten. LP- Bisonette. Sv- Besaw. 2B- Bouyea (M), Rock (T). 3B- Bouyea (M).
CARDINALS 1, EXPOS 0EXPOS 6, CARDINALS 5
PLATTSBURGH — Mark Passino’s three-run homer in the top of the fifth put Meron’s Expos ahead to stay in the second game, allowing the Expos to gain a split at South Acres Field.
In the opener, Tom Neale and Alex LaFountain combined on a two-hit shutout for the Fourth Ward Cardinals. Neale went the first five innings and LaFountain the final two to get the win.