Black Bears pound Aberdeen IronBirds, 14-7

GRANVILLE — Grant Koch hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning, leading the West Virginia Black Bears to a 14-7 win over the Aberdeen IronBirds on July 24.
The home run by Koch gave the Black Bears a 9-6 lead and capped a six-run inning for West Virginia. Earlier in the inning, West Virginia tied the game when Travis Swaggerty scored on a ground out.
The Black Bears added two runs in the fifth and three in the seventh to put the game away.
Zack Kone also had a big night for the Black Bears, going 4 for 5 with four runs scored and three RBIs. Brett Kinneman also knocked in three runs, and Mike Gretler had a pair of RBIs.
Nicholas Economos (1-1) got the win in relief. John Pomeroy followed with a scoreless inning and Logan Stoelke finished up with two sacoreless innings.
Zach Matson (0-1) took the loss in the New York-Penn League game.
Seamus Curran homered and singled twice, driving home two runs for the IronBirds.

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