SIDNEY – The Norwich Pony jumped out to a big lead in the early innings against Sidney Monday night to win 14-3, extending their new win streak to three in a row.
Holding a 5-0 advantage before the top half of the sixth inning, Norwich added another two runs to make to take the commanding lead.
Sidney made small push in the bottom half of the inning, scoring two runs due to Garrett Beckwith’s double to left field. Beckwith crossed the plate from second during the next at-bat.
Norwich fired-up the offense in the first inning, tacking on four runs in their first trip to the plate for the afternoon. Torin Lawrence led the frame off with a walk and moved up on the bases with Trey Bates’ single to left.
Lawrence attempted to steal home but was thrown out, leaving Bates as the only Norwich runner. Taking the first pitch of his at-bat, Logan Ford drove in his teammate with a screaming line drive to center field.
Ford score the second run of the inning as Mike Hagen grounded into the fielder’s choice as Sidney went to second and picked up a second out by getting the force.
Keegan Franklin and Kaden Collins also had singles to center field in the frame, each recording a RBI during their at-bats.
Norwich added another run in the top of the second to go up 5-0 before their two-run sixth inning. In the top of the seventh, Norwich drew five consecutive walks to start off their seven-run scoring frame. The team gathered another three hits during the offensive frenzy, finishing with 12 total for the game.