Brandywine splits pair at Penn tourney
Brandywine's baseball team split its first two games in the Penn (Ind.) Invitational, falling 10-0 to Valparaiso and beating Jimtown 7-4.
The Bobcats, now 14-15, will continue play in the Penn Invitational today.
Against Valparaiso, the No. 1 team in Indiana's Class AAAA, Billy Syrette, Aaron Holy and Matt Wieger had the only hits for Brandywine. Kory Bridges took the loss on the mound for the Bobcats.
Bridges then started the game against Jimtown, but Chris Carpenter picked up the win as he relieved Bridges. Zach Bennett then came on in relief of Carpenter.
Matt Koller and Bridges each doubled against the Jimmies.
Brandywine will play against Buchanan in the Division III District Tournament Saturday at River Valley High School at 12:30 p.m.
Brandywine 000 00--0 3 5
Valparaiso 702 01--10 11 1
Jon Charlson (W); Kory Bridges (L).
Team records: Valparaiso 21-3, Brandywine 13-15
Jimtown 200 000 2--4 10 5
Brandywine 022 120 X--7 12 1
Kory Bridges, Chris Carpenter (W), Zach Bennett; Brock Bender (L).
2B: Bender (J), Matt Koller (B), Bridges (B)
Team records: Brandywine 14-15, Jimtown 10-16
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