|Rebel defeat not easy on eyes |
|Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 5:31 pm |
Head coach Russ Davis sat out Obion Central’s game against Westview Monday as part of a state-mandated two-game suspension for being ejected at a weekend tournament in Tullahoma.
Brady York checks the runner at third during the Rebels’ defeat on Monday.
The Rebel skipper wouldn’t have liked what he would’ve seen.
OC was guilty of eight errors that led to a like number of unearned runs in a 10-3 loss to the Chargers in Troy.
The setback was the fifth straight for Central, which fell to 11-19 overall.
In other prep baseball games on Monday, Union City edged Greenfield, 6-4, while South Fulton fell to Humboldt, 13-5.
Today’s slate has rematches for all three teams with OC at W’view, South Fulton hosting Humboldt and UC at home against Greenfield.
Westview 10, OC 3
The Rebels had more errors than they had hits on Monday afternoon.
Obion Central (11-19) committed eight miscues and totaled just seven safeties.
Meanwhile, Westview had just eight hits, but one error against OC.
Losing pitcher Brady York went the distance and struck out five.
Offensively, Trey Phipps drove in a pair for the Rebels, while Ethan Davis knocked the team’s lone extra-base hit — a double.
Tanner Cary and Mikey Arnett each had two hits and two runs scored with the latter also credited with one ribbie.
UC 6, Greenfield 4
Zack Cavness was 2-for-3 with two runs batted in during Monday’s victory at Greenfield.
Tornado catcher Stevie Gossett knocked a triple, while Branson Sherwood was 2-for-3 with a double.
Otherwise, Union City’s Brandon Griffin was hit by pitches three times, according to head coach Jeremy Maddox.
Rance Barnes went the distance to earn the mound win on Monday.
Heath Clouse was the losing pitcher.
With the win, the Twisters are now 12-11 on the campaign.
Humboldt 13, SF 5
South Fulton tied the game at 5-all in the fourth inning, but the Vikings scored six times in the fifth and twice in the sixth to claim Monday’s decision.
Chance Hamlin drove in a pair for the Red Devils (5-13-1), while Jonathan Clouse had a single and double to account for the locals’ lone multi-hit performance.
Otherwise, Jonathan Clouse, Kyle Clouse, Cody Tatum, Josh Clement and Caleb Turner each scored once.
Sam Curtis had one run batted in.
Turner was the losing pitcher. Jonathan Clouse pitched the first 2 2/3 innings and Curtis hurled the final 1 2/3 frames.