Rising Lord Botetourt High School senior Noah Leonard had five hits in nine at bats as the West baseball team took the silver medal in the Commonwealth Games Tournament last weekend. The North team won the gold medal at Liberty University in Lynchburg.
Leonard was the catcher for the West team in two of the four games as the West went 2-2 on the weekend in the four-team tourney. The West beat the Central team, 8-5, and the East team, 7-6 in eight innings. Both losses were to the North team, which was loaded with VHSL Class 5 and Class 6 players who were good hitters. North beat the West 11-5 in the round robin and 13-4 in the championship game.
The North team swept the round robin and finished 4-0 on the weekend, defeating the East team 13-7 and the Central team 22-9.