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Southwestern pounds out 16-1 win at Crothersville
Friday, May 09, 2014 11:00 AM
Southwestern’s Adam Jackson in a game earlier this season. (Courier file photo)
Southwestern baseball followed up Wednesday's upset of Class A No. 6 Rising Sun with a 16-1 bashing of Crothersville on Thursday in Crothersville.
A solo home run by Adam Jackson in the top of the first inning kicked off the Rebels' offense and Southwestern never looked back, scoring 11 runs in the first three innings including a Tristan Embs solo home run that started the top of the third.
Southwestern's final five runs came in the top of the fifth inning before the game ended on the 10-run rule.
The Rebels pounded out 13 hits in the contest with Gage Hartman, Robbie Stoner, Embs, Tryston Wheatley and Michael Baker-Conover each producing two hits.
Jackson, Arie Mitchell and Logan Sprong had one hit each.
Hartman and Baker-Conover had a team-high three RBIs each and Baker-Conover and Wheatley scored three times each.
Jayde Ary started the game on the mound and pivcked up the win. Ary threw three innings and allowed no runs on just two hits while striking out seven.
Sprong pitched the final two innings in relief and allowed an earned run on two hits. He walked one and struck out two.
Southwestern (5-12) hosts Charlestown in a doubleheader on Saturday.
Scott Co. pulls away late to beat Carroll
Carroll County baseball lost 11-4 at Scott County on Thursday.
Scott County scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning only to have Carroll County cut the lead to 5-2 with two runs in the top of the second.
The two teams each scored a run in the third to make it 6-3 but Scott County pulled away over the next two innings as the Cardinals scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth and two more in the fifth.
Carroll struck for a single run in the top of the seventh for the eventual 11-4 final margin.
Austin Dunn and John Michael Adams each had two of Carroll's seven hits. Keifer McIntyre, Boo Donahue and Austin Crowell accounted for the other three hits.
Dunn and Adams had a team-high two RBIs.
Austin Crowell was tagged with the loss on the mound. Crowell pitched the first three and one-third innings and allowed nine runs - three earned - on seven hits while walking two and striking out out one.
Carroll County (17-10) plays Trimble County and Pendleton County in a round-robin event in Bedford on Saturday.
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