|Twister revenge is sweet vs. SF
|Posted: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 6:31 pm
|Union City came back with a vengeance on Tuesday.
The Twisters scored in each of the first four innings en route to an 11-4 victory over South Fulton.
With Tuesday’s triumph, UC surely eliminated some of the sting of Monday’s 5-4 nine-inning defeat at SF.
In other baseball action on Tuesday, Obion Central hammered 16 hits and senior Patrick Haskins hit for the cycle during an 11-6 besting of Haywood.
Haskins was a perfect 4-for-4 outing with six RBI.
The Austin Peay football signee tripled in the first inning and doubled in the second. Then, Haskins singled in the fourth and homered in the sixth to complete one of baseball’s rarest individual single-game feats.
Today’s baseball slate is a slim one as South Fulton entertains Fulton City at 4:30.
Union City 11, SF 4
The Tornadoes scored two runs in the first inning, one in the second, three in the third and four in the fourth to gain a comfortable 10-3 cushion.
Twister catcher Steve Gossett blasted a two-run home run during the third inning and finished the outing 2-for-4 with three RBI and one run scored.
Union City left fielder Caleb Long was 2-for-3 with a pair of ribbies for the Tornadoes (13-13). Tyler Steward also chased a pair in and scored once during a 2-for-3 evening.
Will Arnold, Drake Parker and courtesy runner Alex O’Neill scored twice each, while Brady Tidwell came across the pay station once as a runner for winning pitcher Zach Cavness.
Cavness went the distance, allowing four runs (one earned) on seven hits and five walks. Cavness also struck out five.
Offensively, the Red Devils (8-16-1) had Josh Clement and Kendall Greer with one RBI each.
Landon Coley, Sam Curtis, Kyle Clouse and Harris Hawks each accounted for one hit.
Coley scored once as did Clement, Greer and Caleb Turner.
Kyle Clouse was the losing pitcher. The SF hurler lasted four innings, allowing 10 runs (five earned) and striking out three. Turner toed the rubber for the final two frames, allowing just one run.
OC 11, Hawyood 6
Aside from Haskins, Dustin Smyth stood out at the plate with a 3-for-5 outing and a trio of runs scored.
Winning pitcher Ethan Davis and Trey Phipps were both 2-for-4 as was Colton Woodward.
Nathan Ashley joined Haskins as Rebels (14-21) responsible for two runs, while Phipps and Chris Williams both scored once.
Phipps, Woodward and Tanner Cary each drove in one.
On the mound, Davis struck out seven in five innings of work to earn the victory.