The Bears improved to 10-0 (3-0 9-AAA) with a 14-1 win over Portland. Grayson Cole pitched five innings with no runs, one hit, seven strikeouts and zero walks to improve to 2-0 on the season. Warren Lee pitched a scoreless sixth inning with two strikeouts and Matt Johnston pitched the seventh and gave up one unearned run on one hit and two strikeouts.
At the plate, the Bears were led by Cal Burgett with two singles and two RBI. Trevor Vestal and Aidan Raines each had two singles to go with one RBI a piece. Eric Rice had one hit with three RBI. Nelson Buckland, Dalton Earhart, John Dyer, Steven Jarrell, Cade Hoppe, Brayden Osborne, Corey Settle, and Hayden Robbins each had one hit as the Bears had a season high of 15 total hits.
Mt. Juliet will play at Rossview on Saturday March 31 at 3:00 PM before jumping back into district play next Tuesday and Wednesday against Beech.