Doughboys sweep Ridge Runners on the road

Published 5:00 pm Thursday, June 24, 2021

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BLUEFIELD, WV — Johnson City’s Ashton King went 2-for-3 with a triple and Joe Vetrano went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and the visiting Doughboys defeated the Bluefield Ridge Runners 11-6 in Appalachian League baseball action at Bowen Field at Peters Park, on Wednesday night.

Jordan Stevens went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Johnson City, which went ahead for keeps, 3-1, in the third inning.

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Janniel Berroa went 2-for-4 with a double and a triple for Bluefield, while Joshuan Sandoval went 2-for-4 with a double. Kendall Ewell also had a double.

In other Appy League action, Kingsport’s Jordan Varela-Payne went 2-for-5 with a solo home run, highlighting the visiting Axmen’s 4-1 victory over the Princeton WhistlePigs at Hunnicutt Field.

AJ Jones went 2-for-4 with a triple to lead the WhistlePigs, who were confined to five hits by four Kingsport pitchers. Nathan Holt went 2-for-4 for Princeton.

Bluefield travels to Greeneville today for a 7 p.m. game.