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Green, Symmes Valley romp to easy wins

LUCASVILLE — The Green Bobcats started flat, but they quickly inflated their bats.

Wednesday, April 07, 1999

LUCASVILLE — The Green Bobcats started flat, but they quickly inflated their bats.

Green broke open a tie game with 10 runs over the final four innings to beat the Lucasville Valley Indians 13-7 Tuesday.

"We came out flat, but then we picked it up a little," said Green coach Dave Shoupe. "The thing we did was hit the ball with two strikes more than we have been, and we put the ball in play and made them field it and capitalized on their mistakes."

Green, 6-0, banged out 13 hits led by Jared Hineman who ws 3-4 with a home run. Tim Brumfield and Chris Williams were 3-5 and Kyle Dyer was 2-3.

Jason Bennett worked the final five innings and picked up the win. He struck out four, walked four, and gave up with hits.

Green took a 2-0 lead in the first inning when Brumfield reached on an error, Williams singled in the run, stole second and came home when Pat McDavid grounded out for an RBI,

Valley got a run in each of the first and second innings to tie the game, then Green scored a run in the top of the third.

Brumfield singled, took second on an outfield error, took third on another error, and scored on Jason Bennett’s sacrifice fly.

The Indians got a run to tie the game in the bottom of the inning, but Green got four runs in the fourth.

Dyer doubled and Hineman slammed a two-run homer to start the rally. Brumfield and Williams singled and two errors produced the other two runs.

A run scored in the fifth when Eric Bennett walked and Hineman doubled. Valley got the run back in the bottom of the inning and it was 8-4.

Four more scored in the sixth.

McDavid singled and went to third on an error, Jason Bennett walked and took second on a wild pitch, and Eric Bennett had a two-run single. Rick Perkins was safe on an error and Dyer’s base hit drove in two.

Lucasville scored three runs in the bottom of the inning to make it 12-7. But Green got a run in the seventh when Brumfield triple and Williams singled to cap the scoring.

Green plays St. Joe at Haverhill Wednesday.

Green 201 414 1 – 13 13 2

Lucasville 111 013 0 – 7 11 6

Pat McDavid, Jason Bennett (3) and Jarrod Harmon. B. Wendell, Crabtree (5), Bare (7) and J. Adkins. W-Bennett (4-K, 4-W, 8-H). L-Wendell. 2B-Green: Kyle Dyer, Jared Hineman; Valley: D. U. Adkins 2, J. Adkins. 3B-Green: Tim Brumfield; Valley: D. U. Adkins. HR-Green: Jared Hineman. Hitting-Green: Kyle Dyer 2-3, Jared Hineman 3-4, Tim Brumfield 3-5, Chris Williams 3-5 (2 RBI); Valley: D. U. Adkins 4-5, D. E. Adkins 3-5.

 

Symmes Valley 25, South Gallia 9

WILLOW WOOD – Anthony Owens had a grand time.

Owens, a junior catcher, cranked a pair of grand slam home runs to lead the Symmes Valley Vikings to a 25-9 rout of the South Gallia Rebels Tuesday.

Owens went 3-4 with nine runs batted in as Symmes Valley collected 20 hits. Jeremy Holland was 3-3 with two home runs and six RBI, John Webb 3-3 with a home run and three RBI, Noah Henson 2-2, and Brad Carpenter 2-4.

"Everybody hit the ball well. We still need to work on our fielding, but the kids hit the ball really well," said Vikings coach Rusty Webb. "And Noah pitched a very good ball game."

Henson struck out nine, walked seven, and allowed eight hits to post his first career victory.

Symmes Valley, 3-0, hosts Portsmouth Clay Wednesday.

S. Gallia 102 42 – 9 8 5

Sym. Valley 39(11) 3x – 25 20 4

Bailey, Dieto (3), Bess (4) and Bradshaw. Noah Henson and Anthony Owens, Eric Holland (4). W-Henson 1-0 (9-K, 7-W). 2B-S.Gallia: Dieto; SV: Brad Carpenter 2, Noah Henson 2, Justin Myers, Gary Adams. HR-SV: Anthony Owens 2, John Webb, Jeremy Holland 2. Hitting-Symmes Valley; Brad Carpenter 2-4, Noah Henson 2-2, Anthony Owens 3-4 (9 RBIs), John Webb 3-3 (3 RBI), Jeremy Holland 3-3 (6 RBI), Gary Adams 2-2.