By Nathan Hutchinson
Register staff report
The Indians could only come up with five hits and suffered a second-straight loss Wednesday on the road.
Lexington Catholic jumped out to a six-run lead and went on to defeat Madison Central, 8-4. The Indians (8-4) scored all four of their runs in the fourth inning to get back in the game, but were unable to push across another run.
Central fell to No. 4 Tates Creek, 9-3, Tuesday in Lexington.
Kirt Caldwell started for the Indians and went 2 1/3 innings, allowing six hits and six runs, while striking out one and walking one.
Brady McBride went 1 2/3 innings and allowed three hits and one run, while striking out one. Austin Templeton pitched the final two innings and gave up one run, one hit and one walk.
Central got all its runs in the fourth.
Jimmy Wright singled and two batters later Josh Wright singled. Jeremy Lakes reached on an error, which allowed a run to score. Chris Wells added an RBI single, then two runs scored when Jonah Kelsey reached on an error.
Jake Caldwell and Ben Morin had the Indians’ only other hits. Ben Fisher was 0-for-2 with a walk.
Central is set to return to action Friday at Estill County.
Southern falls at Clay County
Madison Southern suffered a 15-5 five-inning loss Wednesday at Clay County.
With the loss, the Eagles fall to 2-15 on the season.
Southern is set to return to action Saturday at Madison Central. Game time is set for Noon.