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

Game Details: Wolves Classic

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Blue Ridge00102003--
Payson320240011101
Final score provided by B. Young.
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Game Stats

Blue Ridge

Batting

#Athlete NameAvgPAABRHRBI
Team Totals.3203025383
1Layne Hall (Jr)32
4Josh Jones (Jr).5004421
6Gunner Martinez (So).3334311
8Tucker Smith (Jr).2504411
13T. McCullough (Sr).500321
17Zeke Kessay (Sr).3333311
19Chris Verdugo (Sr).6674322
20Danner Owens (So)32
30Wyatt Morgan (Jr)22
Payson

Batting

#Athlete NameAvgPAABRHRBI
Team Totals.357412810108
1Makoa Rich (Sr).6674312
3Alan Cerna (Sr).0005220
7Austin Rice (Sr)11
9Wade Parton (Jr).33343011
10RJ Butler (Sr).50054223
12Mark Petefish (So).0001110
16Kevin Cerna (Sr).0005310
17Brian Olthoff (Jr)1.0003121
20Jesse Conway (Jr).0001100
23Logan Plain (So).33343011
25Hunter Harold (Jr).66743122
44River Phillips (Jr).33343011
Blue Ridge

#Athlete Name2B3BHRGSSFSH/BBB
Team Totals113
1Layne Hall (Jr)1
4Josh Jones (Jr)1
6Gunner Martinez (So)1
13T. McCullough (Sr)1
19Chris Verdugo (Sr)1
Payson

#Athlete Name2B3BHRGSSFSH/BBB
Team Totals19
3Alan Cerna (Sr)11
9Wade Parton (Jr)1
10RJ Butler (Sr)1
16Kevin Cerna (Sr)1
17Brian Olthoff (Jr)2
23Logan Plain (So)1
25Hunter Harold (Jr)1
44River Phillips (Jr)1
Blue Ridge

#Athlete NameKHBPROEFCLOBOBPSLGOPS
Team Totals412.400.400.800
1Layne Hall (Jr)1.333.000.333
4Josh Jones (Jr).5001.0001.500
6Gunner Martinez (So)1.250.333.583
8Tucker Smith (Jr)1.250.250.500
13T. McCullough (Sr).667.5001.167
17Zeke Kessay (Sr)11.333.333.666
19Chris Verdugo (Sr).750.6661.417
20Danner Owens (So)1.333.000.333
30Wyatt Morgan (Jr)1.000.000.000
Payson

#Athlete NameKHBPROEFCLOBOBPSLGOPS
Team Totals131.550.357.907
1Makoa Rich (Sr)1.750.6661.417
3Alan Cerna (Sr)11.500.000.500
9Wade Parton (Jr).500.333.833
10RJ Butler (Sr).600.5001.100
12Mark Petefish (So)1.000.000.000
16Kevin Cerna (Sr)1.400.000.400
17Brian Olthoff (Jr)1.0001.0002.000
23Logan Plain (So).500.333.833
25Hunter Harold (Jr).750.6661.417
44River Phillips (Jr).500.333.833
Blue Ridge

Baserunning

#Athlete NameSBSBA
Team Totals44
6Gunner Martinez (So)11
13T. McCullough (Sr)11
19Chris Verdugo (Sr)22
Payson

Baserunning

#Athlete NameSBSBA
Team Totals22
1Makoa Rich (Sr)11
3Alan Cerna (Sr)11
Blue Ridge

Fielding

#Athlete NameFPTCPOAEDPTP
Team Totals.920251852
1Layne Hall (Jr)1.00033
4Josh Jones (Jr)1.00011
6Gunner Martinez (So)1.00022
8Tucker Smith (Jr).667321
13T. McCullough (Sr)1.00066
17Zeke Kessay (Sr)1.000541
20Danner Owens (So).8005221
Payson

Fielding

#Athlete NameFPTCPOAEDPTP
Team Totals.978463691
1Makoa Rich (Sr)1.000422
3Alan Cerna (Sr)1.00011
5Tyler Parker (Jr).750431
9Wade Parton (Jr)1.000312
12Mark Petefish (So)1.00011
23Logan Plain (So)1.00022
25Hunter Harold (Jr)1.00077
44River Phillips (Jr)1.00024213
Blue Ridge

Pitching

#Athlete NameERAWLAPPGSCGSOSVNHPG
Team Totals8.17131
6Gunner Martinez (So)5.73111
19Chris Verdugo (Sr)1
20Danner Owens (So)28.001
Payson

Pitching

#Athlete NameERAWLAPPGSCGSOSVNHPG
Team Totals3.00131
1Makoa Rich (Sr)4.20111
5Tyler Parker (Jr)0.001
12Mark Petefish (So)0.001
Blue Ridge

#Athlete NameIPHRERBBK
Team Totals6511783
6Gunner Martinez (So)3.257341
19Chris Verdugo (Sr)1.11
20Danner Owens (So)14441
Payson

#Athlete NameIPHRERBBK
Team Totals773335
1Makoa Rich (Sr)563332
5Tyler Parker (Jr).110000
12Mark Petefish (So)1.200003
Blue Ridge

#Athlete Name2B3BHRBFAB
Team Totals4030
6Gunner Martinez (So)2319
19Chris Verdugo (Sr)54
20Danner Owens (So)127

Payson has not entered any pitching stats.
Blue Ridge

#Athlete NameOBAOBPWPHBPSFSH/B#P
Team Totals.167.3752131
6Gunner Martinez (So).263.39172
19Chris Verdugo (Sr).200133
20Danner Owens (So).417126
Payson

#Athlete NameOBAOBPWPHBPSFSH/B#P
Team Totals3.333128
1Makoa Rich (Sr)3.00089
5Tyler Parker (Jr)10
12Mark Petefish (So)29

Game Story

Arizona High School Baseball - Blue Ridge loses to Payson

April 5, 2019: Lakeside, AZ 85929

The Payson Longhorns crushed the host Blue Ridge Yellow Jackets baseball team by a count of 11-3 in Friday's non-league bout.

The Longhorns now possess a 14-4 record. They take the field next when they travel to Sabino for a non-league bout on Saturday, April 6. Payson will face a Sabercats team coming off a 11-2 non-league win over Northwest Christian (Phoenix, AZ). The Sabercats record now stands at 14-5.

Next, the Yellow Jackets face the Snowflake Lobos (Snowflake, AZ) in a 3A East bout, on Tuesday, April 9. Blue Ridge will attempt to move on its 10-9 season record. The Lobos enter the bout with a 11-6 record after their 12-2 non-league loss to Palo Verde (Las Vegas, NV).

Rankings & Records

Blue Ridge (18-19)

NationalAZDiv.
6,78811418
OverallSectionHomeAwayNeutralWin %Section %RFRA
15-138-57-43-45-5.536.615229191

Payson (18-19)

NationalAZDiv.
3,763687
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