Corn impressive as Vikings topple TitansPublished 4:45am Thursday, April 4, 2013
PORTSMOUTH — It was a big game and Mitch Corn came up big.
Corn pitched a six-hitter in a pivotal Southern Ohio Conference game as the Symmes Valley Vikings beat the Portsmouth Notre Dame Titans 7-3 on Wednesday.
Corn struck out six, walked six and gave up just one earned run as the Vikings won a battle between preseason SOC favorites.
“Mitch Corn threw the ball pretty well. He did a nice job against a good team,” said Vikings’ coach Chad Renfroe.
Symmes Valley (4-1, 2-0) collected 10 hits with Tanner Mays going 3-4 with a double to lead the offense. Corn was 2-3 and Seth Jarrell 2-5.
After a scoreless first inning, the Vikings scored five times in the second inning.
Jacob Easthom and Jonathan Kouns walked to start the rally, Corn, Alec Herrell and Jarrell followed with RBI singles and Mays doubled home a pair.
The lead with to 6-0 in the fourth when Mays walked, stole second and scored on a hit by Dylan Pelletier.
The Titans scored a run in the fifth but the Vikings got the run back in sixth on a walk to Pelletier and a double by Easthom.
The Vikings hosts Eastern on Thursday in a SOC game.
Sym. Valley 050 101 0 = 7 10 2
Notre Dame 000 011 1 = 3 6 3
Mitch Corn and Alec Herrell. Adam Cooper and Michael Mader. W-Corn (K-6, BB-6, ER-1). L-Cooper. 2B-SV: Jacob Easthaom, Tanner Mays. Hitting-SV: Alec Herrell 1-3, Seth Jarrell 2-5, Tanner Mays 3-4, Dylan Pelletier 1-3, Jacob Easthom 1-2, Mitch Corn 2-3; PND: Jacob Milani 1-4, Adam Cooper 3-3, Brice Hannah 1-3, Hayden Baker 1-3.