Lewis helps Bobcats perform in SOC win

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 3, 2006

AID — Give Derek Lewis a top hat and a cane. It’s show time.

Lewis shined in the spotlight Monday as he helped the Green Bobcats beat the Symmes Valley Vikings 14-2 in a Southern Ohio Conference game.

Lewis went 3-for-4 with a home run and four runs batted in as Green won in just five innings.

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“The players are stepping up. Guys are accepting their roles and performing,” Green coach Dave Shoupe said.

Brad Dehart also homered and drove in two runs. Brian Ramey was 2-3 with three runs driven in and Wes Bailey was 2-3.

Randy Ratcliff got the win as he allowed just three hits, struck out four and walked one.

Green improved to 5-2 on the season and 5-1 in the league. The Bobcats host East Tuesday in an SOC game.

Symmes Valley, 8-6 and 6-3 in the SOC, plays at St. Joseph Tuesday.


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Randy Ratcliff and Mark Castro. Matt Owens and Cody Bland. W-Ratcliff (4-K, 1-BB). L-Owens. 2B-Green: Brian Ramey. HR-Green: Derek Lewis, Brad Dehart. Hitting-Green: Derek Lewis 3-4 (4 rbi), Brad Dehart 1-2 (2 rbi), Brian Ramey 2-3 (3 rbi), Wes Bailey 2-3 (rbi).