McKeehan Tosses No-No; Weddington Tops Parkwood

PBR Staff
Prep Baseball Report of NC

Parkwood - 0     Weddington - 7

Game Recap:
Weddington cruised to victory as Cooper McKeehan tossed a no-hitter while striking out 11 Rebels. The Air Force commit threw 64 of his 91 pitches for strikes and maintained his stuff througout the complete game outing. Dustin Mercer (Virginia Tech commit) went 3-for-4 with a home run, two doubles, three RBI and three runs.

The Warrior offense got cranked up in the 3rd with a leadoff single from Ethan Zulueta, followed by a Mercer double.  With two runners on, Sam Kilinski doubled to left, putting the Warriors on the board.

In the 5th, Mercer would double again, with 2 runners on, scoring 1.  Kilinski followed with an RBI single, pushing the score to 4-0.  A three run sixth would put the game away as McKeenhan was cruising.

McKeenhan walked the leadoff hitter in the 2nd, but picked that runner off later in the inning.  In the 4th the leadoff Rebel hitter reached via an error, but McKeehan would retire the next three batters faced.    In the 7th Parkwood’s leadoff man would get on base via a hit-by-pitch, but McKeeahan would strikeout the next three hitters for the complete game win.  McKeehan faced 23 hitters, working ahead of 13.

RHP Carson Starnes made the start for Parkwood and looked good early, but was forced out of the game in the third inning after taking a line drive off his foot. Carson Davis and Ike Linton would finish the game for Parkwood.  As a staff, the Parkwood pitchers only issues 2 walks, spreading out 10 hits. 


Parkwood Highlights
Carson Starnes (RHP, 2021) – Loss, 2IP, 4H, 2R, 2ER, 1BB, 2K

Carson Davis (RHP, 2020) – 3IP, 3H, 2R, 2ER, 1BB, 1K

Ike Linton (RHP, 2020) – 1IP, 3H, 3R, 3ER, 0BB, 1K


Weddington - 7 Highlights
Cooper McKeehan (2019 LHP, Air Force commit) - 7 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 11 K

Dustin Mercer (2020, OF, Virginia Tech commit) -  3-4, HR, 2 2B, 3 R, 3 RBI.

Sam Kilinski (2020) - 3-4, 2B, 3 RBI

Ryan Huesing (2019, 2B) - 2-3, 3B, 1R