Jenkins leads Pointers to 7-3 win
SOUTH POINT — Tyler Jenkins pitched a five-hitter as the South Pointers took advantage of five Ironton errors to beat the Fighting Tigers 7-3 on Monday.
Jenkins struck out three and walked two in going the distance. Keith Wetzel tossed a complete game for Ironton as he struck out three and walked two.
Kyle Dickess was 2-4 as the Pointers got nine hits.
Dickess singled in a run in the first inning but Ironton tied the game in the second with the help of two South Point errors.
The Pointers scored twice in the third on a double by Steven Adkins and two Ironton errors.
Taylor Barker hit a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning as Ironton cut the deficit to 3-2.
South Point got a run back in the bottom of the inning on an RBI single by Blake Meadows and added a run in the fifth on a walk to Adkins, a single b Stephen McClure and a wild pitch.
Ironton got within 5-3 in the top of the sixth on a double by Wetzel, a ground out and a wild pitch.
The Pointers got two insurances runs in the bottom of the inning on two errors and hits by Jesse Lien and Jenkins.
Ironton 010 101 0 = 3 5 5
South Point 102 112 x = 7 9 3
Keith Wetzel and Darren Dalton. Tyler Jenkins and Stephen McClure. W-Jenkins (3-K, 2-BB). L-Wetzel (3-K, 2-BB). 2B-Ironton: Ethan Preston, Keith Wetzel; South Point: Steven Adkins. 3B-South Point: Kyle Dickess. Hitting-Ironton: Ethan Preston 1-3, Jonathan Williams 1-3, Keith Wetzel 1-3, Chris Warner 1-3, Anthony Harper 1-3; South Point: Blake Meadows 1-3, Steven Adkins 1-3, Tyler Jenkins 1-4, Kyle Dickess 2-4, Stephen McClure 1-3, Robert Woodall 1-2, Jesse Lien 1-2.