PRINCETON, W.Va. — The Princeton WhistlePigs earned an Appalachian League weekend split with the Greeneville Flyboys 5-4 on Sunday.
On Saturday, Greeneville defeated Princeton 11-2.
The Flyboys finish their four-game road trip 2-2 and remain in first place in the Appy League’s West Division standings at 21-13-1. They will host the Bristol State Liners at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pioneer Park.
In Sunday’s 5-4 loss, Greeneville’s Daylen Reyes went 2-for-2 with a home run. Jonathan Hogart was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, and Tayler Aguilar had a double.
Greeneville starter Luke Russo took the loss. In three innings, he gave up five hits, three runs, walked one and struck out two.
Princeton’s Beau Blanchard pitched three innings of relief for the win. He gave up four hits, three runs and walked one.
Dylan Rogers went 2-for-3 with two RBI to lead the WhistlePigs at the plate.
In Saturday’s 11-2 win, Greeneville cranked out 19 hits with all nine batters in the Flyboys lineup getting at least one hit.
Kyle Karros was 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI; Jac Croom was 3-for-6 with a double and an RBI; Aguilar was 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI; Christian Ficca was 2-for-6 with two RBI; Eddie Micheletti was 2-for-4; Reyes was 2-for-5 with a double; Homer Bush Jr. was 2-for-6 with a double; Darius Perry had a home run and two RBI; and Hogart had a double and two RBI.
Austin Troesser tossed three shutout innings of relief for the win. He gave up a hit, walked one and struck out one.
Greeneville starter Ryan Day pitched the first three innings. He gave up three hits, two runs, walked one and struck out one.
Ryan Franklin held Princeton scoreless in the seventh and eighth innings. He gave up two hits.
Ben Riley Flowers closed with a scoreless ninth. He gave up a hit and struck out one.