Redmen blank Bobcats
PEDRO — So go the bats, so go the Rock Hill Redmen.
Rock Hill collected nine hits in five innings as they blanked the Green Bobcats 10-0 Tuesday.
Josh Malone went 3-3 and Jonathan Schob 2-2 to lead the Redmen who improved to 9-5 on the season.
“The kids battled and hit the ball hard. Hopefully, we can keep the bats rolling,” said Redmen coach Barry Litteral.
Rock Hill jumped out to a 6-0 first inning lead and never looked back.
Malone singled, Drew Kidd laid down a sacrifice bunt, Schob singled to put runners on the corners, and Jeremy Blagg hit into a fielder’s choice as a run scored.
Schob was safe when no one covered second base, Devin Darby walked and Shane Russell cleared the bases with a triple.
Matt Jenkins was safe on an error as a run score, Alex Bare walked and a throwing error allowed a run to score.
The lead went to 9-0 in the second inning.
Schob doubled and Cody Massie had an RBI single. Blagg singled, Russell walked and Jenkins had a 2-run single.
Rock Hill ended the game with a run in the fifth when Russell was hit by a pitch, stole second base, took third on a throwing error and came home when Malone singled.
Rock Hill plays at Chesapeake Wednesday.
Green 000 00 = 0 5 4
Rock Hill 630 01 = 10 9 2
Jayson Meenach, Dillon Smith (2) and Matt Ratcliff. Jared Bruce and Cody Massie. W-Bruce (2-BB, 3-K). L-Meenach. 2B-Rock Hill: Jonathan Schob. 3B-Rock Hill: Shane Russell. Hitting-Green: Billy Moore 2-3, Tyler Hughes 1-3, Matt Ratcliff 1-3, T.J. McCloud 1-2; Rock Hill: Josh Malone 3-3, Jonathan Schob 2-2, Cody Massie 1-2, Jeremy Blagg 1-3, Shane Russell 1-1, Drew Jenkins 1-2.