Scott Co. Post 369 take two from Bulls, Quakes toppled by PB Thunder

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

SCOTT CITY -- Scott County Junior Legion Post 369 defeated the Missouri Bulls 14U team twice Monday in Scott City 10-5 and 7-6.

In their first game, Brent Forck picked up the win after seven innings on the hill. He gave up five runs (two earned) on five hits and two walks. He also struck out five.

Zach Carlyle led Post 369 with three hits and three RBI. Gaven Ray, Zane Eggiman and Tyler Rogers each had two hits while Eric Urhahn went 1 for 2 with two runs scored.

During their second game, Scott County rallied back from a one run deficit in the bottom of the sixth.

After a game-tying single by Trevor Jab, Mitchell Heisserer hit a game-winning groundout to push the deciding run across.

Lane Henson added a bases clearing triple to spark Scott County's four-run fifth inning. Carlyle earned the win in relief pitching for two innings and allowing one run on two hits and two walks. Carlyle struck out three as well.

Forck got the save after one inning striking out two and giving up one hit.

Poplar Bluff Thunder v.

New Madrid Quakes

POPLAR BLUFF -- The Poplar Bluff Thunder earned two wins against the New Madrid Quakes Monday in Poplar Bluff.

The Quakes fell 12-1 and 15-1 during the doubleheader.

No other information could be found before press time.

Kennett Sr. Babe Ruth v.

Jackson Sr. Babe Ruth

KENNETT (SMNS) -- Kennett Senior Babe Ruth moved a season-high three games above .500 Monday night with its third and fourth wins against Jackson Senior Babe Ruth in the last 72 hours.

Kennett collected its first two wins against Jackson in a road doubleheader Saturday. Kennett beat Jackson 6-2 in Game 1 Saturday and 8-5 in Game 2. Kennett's Tyson Campbell earned a complete-game win in Game 1 Saturday and Edward Wilson earned a complete-game win in Game 2.

Kennett continued its hot stretch Monday when it beat Jackson 12-6 in Game 1 of a home doubleheader and won the nightcap 3-0. Collin Smith was credited with a win on the mound in Game 1 Monday. Smith allowed six runs in six innings pitched. Brandon Meek pitched a five-inning shutout for Kennett in Game 2 Monday.

"We have put together our longest winning-streak of the year over the last three days," Kennett coach Aaron New said. "Hopefully we can continue to experience success and improve."

Kennett jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in Game 1 Monday when it platted three runs on one hit, four walks, one hit batter and one Jackson error in the bottom of the first inning.

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