Bovard’s Tim Buzzard and Joe Novak combined to fire a one-hitter, and the Bison jumped out to an early lead and didn’t look back en route to a 4-0 win over visiting New Derry in an Indiana County League baseball game Wednesday.
Zack Martin drove in the eventual game-winning runs for the Bison by cranking a two-run homer in the bottom of the first inning.
Martin stroked an RBI single in the fourth to stretch Bovard’s lead to 4-0.
Buzzard struck out six, walked one and allowed no hits in six innings to notch the win. Novak struck out two, walked none and allowed one hit in one inning of relief.
Dan Moyer went 2-for-3 to lead Bovard.
Scott Dixon smacked New Derry’s lone hit, a single in the seventh.
Nick Sofranko struck out three in two innings of relief for New Derry.
New Derry (7-7) plays host to Trendy Trades today. Bovard (9-3-1) travels to New Derry on Sunday.