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Redmen outscore Panthers in OVC

CHESAPEAKE — It was a case of doing a little extra.

Rock Hill and Chesapeake combined for 14 extra base hits as the Redmen outscored the Panthers 16-8 Wednesday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

“Both teams hit the ball well. We just out-hit them and outscored them,” said Rock Hill coach Barry Litteral. “We took advantage of their mistakes and scored.”

Devin Darby was 2-3 with a double and a home run to trigger Rock Hill’s 19-hit attack. Matt Jenkins was 3-5 with two doubles while Josh Malone, Jeremy Blagg and Shane Russell all had a double. Malone also had a triple as he went 3-5.

Chesapeake had six doubles among their 12 hits as Les Counts, Shane Pelfrey, Gabe Freyre, Colton Lindsey, Jake Lewis and Jimmy Conrad all connected on extra base hits.

Rock Hill (10-5, 5-2) hosts Lewis County, Ky., Thursday.

Rock Hill 042 413 2 = 16 19 4

Chesapeake 010 232 0 = 8 12 7

Ryan Hackworth, Devin Darby (6) and Cody Massie. Shane Pelfrey (5.1, 9-H, 131-R, 3-BB, 2-K), Hunter Bare (6) and Brandon Noble. W-Hackworth (5.1 IP, 11-H, 9-R 5-ER, 4-K, 3-BB). L-Pelfrey (5.1, 9-H, 13-R, 3-BB, 2-K). (Darby 1.1 IP, 1-H, 1-BB, 1-K). 2B-Rock Hill: Josh Malone, Jeremy Blagg, Devin Darby, Shane Russell, Matt Jenkins 2; Chesapeake: Les Counts, Shane Pelfrey, Gabe Freyre, Colton Lindsey, Jake Lewis, Jimmy Conrad. 3B-Rock Hill: Josh Malone HR-Rock Hill: Devin Darby. Hitting-Rock Hill: Josh Malone 3-5, Drew Kidd 1-4, Jonathan Schob 1-5, Cody Massie 3-5, Jeremy Blagg 1-3, Devin Darby 2-3, Shane Russell 3-5, Matt Jenkins 3-5, Alex Bare 2-3; Chesapeake: Les Counts 1-3, Brandon Noble 1-3, Hunter Bare 2-4, Shane Pelfrey 2-4, Gabe Freyre 1-3, Colton Lindsey 2-4, Nick Parnell 1-3, Jake Lewis 1-3, Jimmy Conrad 1-2.