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Early outburst helps Rugby top Polk Middle, stay unbeaten

Rugby remained the only unbeaten team in the Blue Ridge Conference, handing Polk County Middle a 14-4 loss Thursday

Rugby remained the only unbeaten team in the Blue Ridge Conference, handing Polk County Middle a 14-4 loss Thursday in action at Polk County Recreation Complex.

Polk Middle dropped to 3-4 with the defeat. The Wolverines host Apple Valley on MOnday at 4:30 p.m.

The Raiders jumped to a 9-4 lead at the end of the first inning, added two runs in the third, a single run in the fourth and two more in the fifth to account for the final score.

The Wolverines racked up their runs in the first as Gunnar Alm singled to open the inning. Angus Weaver drew a one-out walk, with another walk to Gabe Alvarado loading the bases.

Mason Beiler followed with a single to drive in Alm and Weaver. With two outs, Bryson Jones and Cohen Edwards drew walks, with Alvarado scoring on Edwards’ walk, before Karson Scruggs singled to drive in Beiler.

Alm and Beiler had the lone hits on the day for Polk Middle.

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