Blair Oaks topples two in twinbill

WASHINGTON, Mo. — Blair Oaks took advantage of its first doubleheader of the season.

The Falcons opened the day with a 3-2 win over St. Clair before toppling host St. Francis Borgia 9-4 in the nightcap Saturday.

Hayden Haney brought in the game-winning run in the opener with a sacrifice fly in the top of the seventh inning. The Falcons other two runs earlier in the game came on a groundout and passed ball.

Haney went 3-for-4 while Kyler Maxey collected the only other Blair Oaks hits, going 2-for-3.

Ryan Voss picked up the win, allowing two runs (both unearned) on three hits with one strikeout in six innings. Ryan Abbott worked a perfect seventh for the save.

Blair Oaks jumped out to an 8-0 lead after two innings and hung on to beat St. Francis Borgia 9-4 in the nightcap.

Blair Oaks scored three times in the first innings and added five runs in the second.

Abbott went 3-for-4, Maxey went 2-for-3 with two RBI and Dustin Blomberg with 2-for-4 with an RBI, as Blair Oaks outhit Borgia 13-3.

Jacob Koelling picked up the win, allowing four unearned runs on three hits in a complete-game effort. The senior right-hander struck out 10.

Blair Oaks (6-3) hosts Warsaw on Tuesday, hoping to extend its four-game winning streak.

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