COOPERSTOWN, NY — With Bradley Davis going the first 5.1 innings and limiting Pendleton County (WV) to three hits, Jefferson won the first of it two weekend games, 9-1, over the Wildcats at fabled Doubleday Field near baseball’s Hall of Fame.
Andy Disque replaced Davis with one out in the sixth and finished the game by fanning three of the five men he retired to close the game. Davis had fanned six and walked three in his winning stint.
Jefferson had a 6-0 lead before Pendleton scored its only run, and then salted the game away with a three-run seventh inning rally.
The Cougars, 18-11 overall, had 14 hits with Andrew King going 3-for-4, Michael King going 3-for-3 and Matt Henshaw having a 2-for-3 day. Andrew King, Michael King and Henshaw all drove in two runs.
Jefferson was able to get 18 players into the game.
Pendleton was 14-7 overall.