Russell powers by Ironton

Published 7:14 pm Sunday, April 19, 2009

FLATWOODS, Ky. — Russell continued its hot-hitting as 10 different players had a hit in a 19-4 win over the Ironton Fighting Tigers on Friday.

Russell’s Will Rice had a double and a home run as he drove in five runs. The Red Devils are averaging 14 runs a game over the last four games.

Storm Burgess also homered for Russell.

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Johnathon Schweickart tripled in the third inning to drive in Chris Warner and Josh Pancake. Jonathan Williams followed with a sacrifice fly.

Geoff White hit a solo home run in the fifth for Ironton’s final run.

The Fighting Tigers (3-5) played a doubleheader at Chesapeake on Saturday and travel to Chillicothe on Monday.

Ironton 003 01 = 4 7 4

Russell 573 4x = 19 13 2

Johnathon Schweickart, Keith Wetzel (1), Jonathan Williams (2) and Geoff White. Navarone Alleshouse and Will Rice. W-Alleshouse. L-Schweickart. 2B-Ironton: Chris Warner; Russell: Zach Thompson, Will Rice. 3B –Ironton: Johnathon Schweickart. HR-Ironton: Geoff White; Russell: Will Rice, Storm Burgess.