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The Payson (AZ) varsity baseball team won Wednesday's home conference game against rival school Blue Ridge (Lakeside, AZ) by a score of 15-5.

Game Details: Payson High School

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Blue Ridge-------5--
Payson-------15--
Final score provided by B. Young.
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Game Stats

Blue Ridge

Batting

#Athlete NameAvgPAABRHRBI
Team Totals.3332521676
4Josh Jones (Jr)321
5Kai Tainatongo (Sr).3333311
6Gunner Martinez (So).5003211
7Devin Chowbig (Sr).5002211
9Dylan Hanson (Sr)11
13T. McCullough (Sr)321
17Zeke Kessay (Sr)1.00033134
19Chris Verdugo (Sr)321
20Danner Owens (So)22
21Josh Morquecho (Sr).5002211
Payson

Batting

#Athlete NameAvgPAABRHRBI
Team Totals.3793429161111
1Makoa Rich (Sr).0004320
3Alan Cerna (Sr).33343211
4Charles Francis (Sr)2
5Tyler Parker (Jr).0003110
9Wade Parton (Jr).5003211
10RJ Butler (Sr).50044021
16Kevin Cerna (Sr).50044323
20Jesse Conway (Jr).50044222
25Hunter Harold (Jr).50044224
44River Phillips (Jr).2504411
Blue Ridge

#Athlete Name2B3BHRGSSFSH/BBB
Team Totals44
4Josh Jones (Jr)1
6Gunner Martinez (So)11
13T. McCullough (Sr)1
17Zeke Kessay (Sr)3
19Chris Verdugo (Sr)1
Payson

#Athlete Name2B3BHRGSSFSH/BBB
Team Totals4114
1Makoa Rich (Sr)1
3Alan Cerna (Sr)1
5Tyler Parker (Jr)2
9Wade Parton (Jr)11
20Jesse Conway (Jr)2
25Hunter Harold (Jr)11
Blue Ridge

#Athlete NameKHBPROEFCLOBOBPSLGOPS
Team Totals7.440.523.964
4Josh Jones (Jr)1.333.000.333
5Kai Tainatongo (Sr)1.333.333.666
6Gunner Martinez (So)1.6671.0001.667
7Devin Chowbig (Sr).500.5001.000
9Dylan Hanson (Sr)1.000.000.000
13T. McCullough (Sr)2.333.000.333
17Zeke Kessay (Sr)1.0002.0003.000
19Chris Verdugo (Sr)1.333.000.333
21Josh Morquecho (Sr).500.5001.000
Payson

#Athlete NameKHBPROEFCLOBOBPSLGOPS
Team Totals442.455.6201.076
1Makoa Rich (Sr)2.250.000.250
3Alan Cerna (Sr)1.500.333.833
5Tyler Parker (Jr).667.000.667
9Wade Parton (Jr).5001.0001.500
10RJ Butler (Sr)2.500.5001.000
16Kevin Cerna (Sr)11.500.5001.000
20Jesse Conway (Jr)1.5001.0001.500
25Hunter Harold (Jr)1.5001.5002.000
44River Phillips (Jr)1.250.250.500

Baserunning

Blue Ridge has not entered any baserunning stats.
Payson

Baserunning

#Athlete NameSBSBA
Team Totals22
3Alan Cerna (Sr)11
4Charles Francis (Sr)11
Blue Ridge

Fielding

#Athlete NameFPTCPOAEDPTP
Team Totals.895191432
4Josh Jones (Jr)1.00022
5Kai Tainatongo (Sr)1.00011
6Gunner Martinez (So)1.00011
9Dylan Hanson (Sr)1.00011
13T. McCullough (Sr)1.00044
17Zeke Kessay (Sr).333312
19Chris Verdugo (Sr)1.00011
20Danner Owens (So)1.00044
21Josh Morquecho (Sr)1.00022
Payson

Fielding

#Athlete NameFPTCPOAEDPTP
Team Totals.71414734
1Makoa Rich (Sr)1.000211
9Wade Parton (Jr).00011
10RJ Butler (Sr)1.000211
20Jesse Conway (Jr)1.00022
25Hunter Harold (Jr)1.00033
44River Phillips (Jr).250413
Blue Ridge

Pitching

#Athlete NameERAWLAPPGSCGSOSVNHPG
Team Totals10.50121
7Devin Chowbig (Sr)7.001
9Dylan Hanson (Sr)13.12111
Payson

Pitching

#Athlete NameERAWLAPPGSCGSOSVNHPG
Team Totals0.00121
3Alan Cerna (Sr)0.001
36Joshua Wright (Jr)0.00111
Blue Ridge

#Athlete NameIPHRERBBK
Team Totals4.21216734
7Devin Chowbig (Sr)246211
9Dylan Hanson (Sr)2.2810523
Payson

#Athlete NameIPHRERBBK
Team Totals536048
3Alan Cerna (Sr)102021
36Joshua Wright (Jr)434027
Blue Ridge

#Athlete Name2B3BHRBFAB
Team Totals3431
7Devin Chowbig (Sr)1211
9Dylan Hanson (Sr)2220

Payson has not entered any pitching stats.
Blue Ridge

#Athlete NameOBAOBPWPHBPSFSH/B#P
Team Totals.387.44188
7Devin Chowbig (Sr).364.41743
9Dylan Hanson (Sr).400.45545
Payson

#Athlete NameOBAOBPWPHBPSFSH/B#P
Team Totals1.750104
3Alan Cerna (Sr)1.00027
36Joshua Wright (Jr)2.50077

Game Story

Arizona High School Baseball - Payson wallops Blue Ridge

March 27, 2019: Payson, AZ 85541

Spectators at Wednesday's league battle between the Payson Longhorns (Payson, AZ) and the visiting Blue Ridge Yellow Jackets (Lakeside, AZ), saw Payson's baseball squad knock off Blue Ridge by a count of 16-6.

Coming up next, the Longhorns play the Show Low Cougars (Show Low, AZ) in a 3A East battle, on Friday, March 29. Payson will attempt to move on its 10-3 season record. The Cougars enter the battle with a 5-7 record after their 10-0 league loss to Blue Ridge (Lakeside, AZ).

The Yellow Jackets now possess a 8-6 record. They take the field next when they host Winslow for a 3A East battle on Friday, March 29. Blue Ridge will play a Bulldogs squad coming off a 14-4 non-league win over Page (Page, AZ). The Bulldogs record now stands at 9-4.

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    Game Started
    Blue Ridge
    Yellow Jackets
    0 - 0
    Payson
    Longhorns
    Posted @ 8:57p
  2. M. Boster

    Bottom of the 5th Inning
    Blue Ridge
    Yellow Jackets
    6 - 16
    Payson
    Longhorns
    Posted @ 8:57p
  3. M. Boster

    Final score Payson 16 Blue Ridge 6. 5 inning game.
    Posted @ 8:58p
  4. B. Young

    Final
    Blue Ridge
    Yellow Jackets
    5 - 15
    Payson
    Longhorns

Rankings & Records

Blue Ridge (18-19)

NationalAZDiv.
6,83111418
OverallSectionHomeAwayNeutralWin %Section %RFRA
15-138-57-43-45-5.536.615229191

Payson (18-19)

NationalAZDiv.
3,806687
OverallSectionHomeAwayNeutralWin %Section %RFRA
19-89-18-18-23-5.704.900201149

Team Scoring Averages

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Blue Ridge
1.51.31.21.42.21.3.81.08.29.71.3
Payson
1.7.91.2.5.71.61.71.07.48.01.8

Head-to-Head

  • Payson won on 3/27/2019
    3/27 @ 6p1234567RHE
    Blue Ridge-------5--
    Payson-------15--

    The Blue Ridge (Lakeside, AZ) varsity baseball team lost Wednesday's away conference game against Payson (AZ) by a score of 15-5.

  • Payson won on 4/5/2019
    4/5 @ 6p1234567RHE
    Blue Ridge00102003--
    Payson320240011101

    The Blue Ridge (Lakeside, AZ) varsity baseball team lost Friday's neutral tournament game against Payson (AZ) by a score of 11-3.

  • Blue Ridge won on 4/22/2019
    4/22 @ 6p1234567RHE
    Payson10400--582
    Blue Ridge30507--15--

    The Payson (AZ) varsity baseball team lost Monday's away conference game against rival school Blue Ridge (Lakeside, AZ) by a score of 15-5.

Team Stat Comparison

Blue RidgePayson
.362Batting Average.312
.494On Base Percentage.420
.515Slugging Percentage.429
.931Fielding Percentage.903
.571Win Loss Percentage.667

Team Leaders

Blue RidgePaysonNational Avg.
#14 Reece Esparza1.000Batting Average#36 Joshua Wright.444.248
#14 Reece Esparza1.000On Base Percentage#4 Charles Francis.500.368
#12 Jaiden Kessay1.500Slugging Percentage#20 Jesse Conway.625.308
#26 Jackson Pollock1.000Fielding Percentage#12 Mark Petefish1.000.861
#13 Tanner McCullough1.000Win Loss Percentage#1 Makoa Rich1.000.526

Record Breakdown

Blue Ridge (18-19)

Payson (18-19)

15-13
Overall
19-8
8-5
League
9-1
6-4
Non-League
6-2
1-2
Head to Head
2-1
7-7
Common Opponent
10-2
7-4
Home
8-1
3-4
Away
8-2
5-5
Neutral
3-5
0-0
Playoff
0-1
15-12
In-State
19-7
0-1
Out-of-State
0-1