ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Baseball team snapped a two-game slide while picking up their first region win on Monday afternoon, March 20, defeating the Weber School Rams 6-0 on the road.
Mount Vernon took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a Nate Thomas solo home run.
After a scoreless second, the Mustangs added two more runs in the third inning to take a 3-0 lead when Dylan Holbrook doubled to bring home Ethan Pajot and Thomas.
The Mustangs came across three more times in the top of the fourth inning, the first coming on a Brooks Champney run that was scored on a wild pitch.
Landon Brice would come around later in the inning on another wild pitch followed by a Pajot single to score Avery Anderson for a 6-0 Mount Vernon edge.
Holbrook silenced the Ram bats, allowing four hits with nine strikeouts and one walk over five innings of work en route to the win.
Daniel O'Keefe pitched two innings in relief, working around two hits while picking up three strikeouts.
The Mustangs (4-3, 1-2 Reg. 6-1A) return to play on Wednesday, March 22 hosting the the Rams to wrap up the season series.
First pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at Mustang Park.
Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together.