William Byrd Baseball Rolls Over Heritage 14-4
Lynchburg - William Byrd erupted for six runs in the second and the Terriers rolled to a 14-4 win over Heritage last night in the Heritage Invitational Baseball Tournament.
The Terriers added three runs in the fifth, two coming on a 2-rbi single by Brandon Harless that ran the lead to 11-2.
Sophomore Zach Hammersmith had a big night at the plate for Heritage, going 4-for-4 with a double and three singles, adding an rbi and stolen base.
Rockbridge County won the tournament's first game, beating Appomattox County 12-5 in eight innings. Appomattox took a 5-1 lead to the final inning, but the Wildcats struck for four runs in the seventh to tie the score at 5 and force extra innings. It only took one extra frame as Rockbridge piled up seven more runs in the 8th and the Wildcats win 12-5.
Wednesday's games have Appomattox taking on William Byrd at 4, followed by Rockbridge and Heritage at 7.
One other high school baseball score from Tuesday, Staunton River won at Rustburg 11-8.