The Westwood baseball team hosted Fayetteville on Tuesday for a double header at Fred Deadman Park. The Rockets split the conference doubleheader with the visiting Tigers. Fayetteville captured the first game 7 to 0 while Westwood rebounded to win the second game 2 to 1.
In game #1, Westwood was held to two hits in the shutout loss. Trenton Thompson and Nick Bogle each had a single for the Rockets. Wyatt Nugent drew a walk to account for Westwood’s only other base runner.
In game #2, the Rockets got a pair of runs from Skylar Bratcher to salvage the doubleheader split. Wyatt Nugent shut down the Fayetteville offense through 4 innings before allowing a run in the 4th. Thompson came on in relief for Westwood. Bratcher finished with 2 hits and a walk while Nugent had a single and a double for the Rockets. Westwood finished the game with 8 hits to even their record at 5 and 5 on the season.
Westwood returns to the diamond on Thursday when they play host to Forrest at Looney Riddle Field. That game will get underway at 6:30 PM.