By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
BEREA — Williamsburg’s struggles continued Saturday against Berea.
After starting the season with high hopes and a perfect 9-0 record, the Yellow Jackets have not been able to get anything going.
John Mountjoy’s squad dropped its fifth game in six tries and fell to 11-12 overall after losing to the Pirates, 10-0, in five innings. The two teams met on March 23 and Williamsburg fell behind six runs before rallying to pick up an 11-10 win, the Yellow Jackets are 3-12 since.
“We’re just not playing well right now,” Mountjoy said. “We’re kind of going through some stuff that seeing some of our guys that were playing well early, not coming up with the big hits now. They are falling off right now.
“Hopefully we can get things going again,” he added. “I think some of the kids feel that we’re close to the end of the regular season and we just can’t get anything going. Hopefully, we can start to catch fire.”
Berea jumped out on Williamsburg early with one run in the first inning and three runs in the second. The Pirates added another run in the fourth inning before putting the game away with five runs in the sixth inning.
“We played a doubleheader the night before and to be honest, it just felt like it was going to be one of those days,” Mountjoy said.
Berea finished the game with 15 hits while Pirate pitcher Gabe Long kept Williamsburg off-balance at the plate by scattering three hits while finishing the game with seven strikeouts.
“We didn’t hit the ball well and they just scored some runs and we didn’t,” Mountjoy said. “Hopefully we can turn things around.”
By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
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