Archived Story

Pointers rout Raiders in 5 innings

Published 10:43am Sunday, April 14, 2013

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

SOUTH POINT — A good week had a big finish.

The South Point Pointers capped a 4-1 week with an 11-1 Ohio Valley Conference win over the River Valley Raiders in five innings on Friday.

“We had a good week overall. We came out of a long week by winning four game and losing a tight one to Rock Hill,” said Pointers’ coach Marty Patrick.

“Despite the loss, I think this team can control their own destiny. They are capable of winning at any given time when they play as a team.”

Brandon Boggs pitched a two-hitter for the win. He struck out 11 and walked two. He also went 2-3 at the plate with a double.

Alex White and Josh Browning also went 2-3 as the Pointers had 10 hits.

The Pointers (5-3, 3-2) took a 1-0 lead in the first on a double by Boggs and Larry Brandon’s base hit.

The Raiders (2-9, 1-4) got their only run in the second, but South Point took the lead for good with a run in the bottom of the inning. Trey Kearns walked, stole second and scored on Luke Kelley’s base hit.

After a scoreless third, the Pointers erupted for nine runs in the fourth as 13 batters went to the plate.

Browning singled, Kearns and Kelley walked and Patrick Jones doubled for a run. Austin Majher and Boggs had RBI singles and Whitt doubled in another.

Brandon reached on a fielder’s choice, Chris Woodard walked and Browning and Kearns delivered RBI singles.

River Valley 010 00 = 1 2 4

South Point 110 9x = 11 10 2

Nick Jeffers, Joseph Loyd (4), Timmy Kemper (4) and Trey Farley. Brandon Boggs and Chris Woodard. W-Boggs (K-11, BB-2). L-Jeffers (K-3,BB-3, H-5). Loyd IP-0.1, BB-1, H-1. Kemper IP-0.2, BB-2, H-4. 2B-SP: Alex Whitt, Brandon Boggs, Patrick Jones. Hitting-RV: Nick Jeffers 2-3, Tyler Cline 1-2, Austin Barber 1-2; SP: Alex Whitt 2-3, Brandon Boggs 2-3, Josh Browning 2-3 rbi-2, Larry Brandon 1-2, Trey Kearns 1-1, Luke Kelley 1-2, Patrick Jones 1-3.

The Tribune believes it is possible for people with a variety of points of view to discuss issues in a civil manner and will remove comments that, in our opinion, foster incivility. We want to encourage an open exchange of information and ideas. Responsibility for what is posted or contributed to this site is the sole responsibility of each user. By contributing to this website, you agree not to post any defamatory, abusive, harassing, obscene, sexual, threatening or illegal material, or any other material that infringes on the ability of others to enjoy this site, or that infringes on the rights of others. Any user who feels that a contribution to this website is a violation of these terms of use is encouraged to email report-comments@irontontribune.com, or click the "report comment" link that is on all comments. We reserve the right to remove messages that violate these terms of use and we will make every effort to do so — within a reasonable time frame — if we determine that removal is necessary.

Editor's Picks