The Richmond Register


April 12, 2014

H.S. BASEBALL: Central comes up short at Scott County

RICHMOND — The Madison Central baseball team had its six-game winning streak snapped on Friday night in Georgetown.

Josh Wright went 3-for-4, but the Indians suffered a 4-1 loss to Scott County. Central scored its only run in the third inning.

The Indians are now 10-4 on the season.

Alex Georgel started and took the loss for Central. He went 3 1/3 innings and allowed one hit, two runs (one earned), with three walks and three strikeouts.

Trey Sexton pitched 1 2/3 innings, giving up one hit and one run with one strikeout.

Jonah Kelsey pitched the final inning, allowing one run and one walk.

Central took the lead in the third inning. Ben Morin walked and stole second and moved to third on a sac bunt by Joseph Holbrook. Morin scored on a wild pitch.

Austin Alexander was 2-for-3 and Holbrook had a double.

Central is back in action today at Don Richardson Field in Richmond. The Indians will take on Christian Academy of Louisville at 11 a.m., then will face Middlesboro at 4:30 p.m.

Southern falls twice in Somerset

Madison Southern dropped a pair of games in Somerset on Friday, falling to Pulaski County 8-6 and Southwestern 10-3.

In the opener, Southwestern got two runs in the second and four runs in the fifth inning to grab a 6-0 lead. The Warriors added three more in the sixth to take a 9-0 advantage.

Southern got all three of its runs in the sixth  all on a Griffin Norris home run. Norris added a single and Caleb Miller and Alec Rogers each had a single.

In the second game, the Eagles got on the board first with a run in the first and two more in the second inning to go up 3-0.

But after that, the Eagles bats went cold while the Maroons heated up.

In the top of the seventh, Devin Vanover led off the inning with his fifth home run of the season. Lukas Owens, Jacob Dixon and Kendan Angel all singled to load the bases but three straight strikeouts ended the threat.

Southern returns to action on Monday at Clay County at 6 p.m.

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