|Rebounding Twisters bounce Halls at the end |
|Posted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 4:19 pm |
|Union City bounced back. |
The Twister srallied for eight runs in the final three innings to overtake host Halls for a 10-9 victory on Tuesday.
The come-from-behind triumph certainly helps to take away some of the sting of two consecutive lopsided home UC losses.
The Twisters were routed 13-2 by Halls on Monday and blanked (14-0) by Henry County on Friday.
In other Tuesday action, Obion Central and South Fulton fell to Milan and Lake County, respectively, for the second consecutive day.
The Redmen were shown a repeat with another 6-5 defeat to Lake County, while OC was routed 12-1.
No baseball games are on today’s slate.
The following is a roundup of Tuesday’s action.
UC 10, Halls 9
Down 9-8 in the top of the seventh, the Twisters rallied for what turned out to be the tying and winning runs with a little help from the Tigers.
Tyler Steward reached on an error to open the final frame and scored when Drake Parker tripled.
Then, Tornado catcher Stevie Gossett knocked his second double of the afternoon to plate Parker for the winning run.
Winning pitcher Zack Cavness assisted his own cause with a solo home run in the top of the sixth. Cavness went the distance, striking out two for Union City (10-10).
Offensively, UC second baseman Branson Sherwood was 2-for-3 with three runs scored, while Parker, Steward and Cameron Powers all finished with two hits.
Parker and Powers both scored twice.
The Twisters return to action on Friday afternoon at Henry County. The game is slated to start at 5:30.
Lake Co. 6, SF 5
Lake County won in its final at-bat for the second straight day, scoring a pair in the top of the seventh inning and again aided by South Fulton errors.
In the seventh, SF committed two errors as the Falcons again snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.
Offensively, Kyle Clouse had three singles and a run scored for the Red Devils (5-11-1), while Ryan Prince and Sam Curtis were both 2-for-4 with one run batted in.
Cody Tatum doubled and drove in one for South Fulton.
Caleb Turner was the losing pitcher, pitching only the seventh inning and striking out a pair. Ryan Prince started the game and was in line for the victory with eight strikeouts.
The Red Devils travel to Gibson County on Thursday for a 5 p.m. game.
Milan 12, OC 1
The Bulldogs were consistent during Tuesday’s five-inning win, scoring three runs in each of their at-bats.
Ethan Davis was the losing pitcher. Davis tossed the first three innings and allowed nine runs (five earned) on five hits and four walks.
Nathan Ashley threw the fourth inning.
Offensively, Patrick Haskins homered for the Rebels (10-14) and Mikey Arnett accounted for the other of the county locals’ hits.
OC returns to action on Thursday at the Tullahoma Invitational against Lincoln County at 4.
The Rebels play the host team on Friday afternoon at 2:30 and Gallatin at 5.
OC also plays on Saturday in Tullahoma against Franklin County (11 a.m.) and Lebanon (1:30).