Skip to main content

Punxsy I-Med dominates in Legion tourney opener

July 30, 2012

Relatives of the late Rich Kuntz, whom the field is named after, gathered on the field for the ceremonial first pitch before Punxsy's 11-0 win over Farmington. They are (from left) sister Mary Jane Buffington, grandchildren Johnny Buffinton with 2-year-old Ashton Buffinton in front, and Ruben Taylor. (Photo by Dan Long/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

PUNXSUTAWNEY - The Punxsy I-Medical came out with a bang in their dominating 11-0 victory over Farmington that ended after five innings last night at the Rich Kuntz Memorial Field.

Before the game, relatives of Rich Kuntz gathered on the field for the ceremonial first pitch. Mary Jane (Kuntz) Buffington, handed the ball to grandson Johnny Buffinton, along with two-year-old grandson Ashton Buffington, to toss the ceremonial first pitch to fellow grandson and I-Medical right fielder Ruben Taylor at home plate.

After the ceremony, Punxsy came out hot. It opened the game with a five run, seven hit inning that sent 10 players to the plate.

The first inning saw hits from Brysen Poulinellie, Dakota Thomas, Clayton Dale, Lance Pennington, Hunter Hickok, Shayne Little and Brandon Blose.

Punxsy pitchers Dakota Byers and Ethan Ambler combined to shutout the Farmington offense. Byers pitched three complete innings, allowing only one hit and two walks.

Ambler closed the contest, throwing the final two innings and also allowing only one hit, no walks and one strikeout.

Punxsy's closed the game the way it started it, with a strong offensive push. It had a 4 run, 4 hit inning that saw another hit from both Poulinellie and Dale and Taylor registered a hit.

I-Medical plays again today at 1 p.m. against West Penfield,

View more articles in:
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Community leaders and friends of Jack D. White, 75, who passed away at home, surrounded by family and...
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett (pictured) was on hand to present the 2014 Governor's Awards for the Arts Sunday...
VIDEO: 11 Facts You Won't Believe Are Actually True
Monday, Punxsutawney Country Club hosted the District IX Championship Tournament. Punxsy ended up...
The Chucks golf team was the only Punxsy squad that played host on Monday, and the Chucks weren't...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes