Pointers cruise to 12-1 win over PND in 5 innings

Published 3:14 am Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Jim Walker



PORTSMOUTH — The South Point Pointers were in a hurry.

The Pointers made quick work of the Portsmouth Notre Dame Titans as they breezed to a 12-1 win in five innings on Tuesday in a non-league game.

Larry Brandon got the win with a three-hitter. He struck out six and walked three in five innings of work.

The Pointers (3-2) racked up 13 hits led by Brandon Boggs who was 2-3 with a home run and two RBIs and Alex Whitt who went 4-4 with two doubles.

South Point took a 5-0 lead in the first inning key by Josh Browning’s three-run double. Austin Majher also singled in a run.

The lead went to 8-0 in the second inning as Whitt doubled and Boggs hit a two-run homer. Majher had another RBI single in the rally.

Singles by Whitt, Boggs and Brandon, an error and Browning’s sacrifice fly pushed the lead to 10-0 in the third.

The Pointers got their final two runs in the fourth inning.

Jesse Lien singled in a run and a double by Whitt and a throwing error scored the second run.

Browning went 2-3 with four RBIs. Majher was 2-3 with a pair of RBIs and Lien went 2-4 with a run batted in.

The Pointers play at Rock Hill on Wednesday needing a win to grab a share of the lead in the Ohio Valley Conference.

South Point 532 20 = 12 13 0

Notre Dame 000 01 = 1 3 3

Larry Brandon and Chris Woodard. J. Milani, Baker (4), D. Ogg (5) and M. Mader. W-Brandon (K-6, BB-3). L-Milani (K-4, BB-3, H-8). Baker IP 1.1, K-1, BB-0, H-5. Ogg IP-0.2. 2B-SP: Alex Whitt 2, Josh Browning. HR-SP: Brandon Boggs. Hitting-SP: Alex Whitt 4-4, Brandon Boggs 2-4 rbi-2, Jesse Lien 2-4 rbi, Larry Brandon 1-2, Chris Woodard rbi-2, Josh Browning 2-3 rbi-4, Austin Majher 2-3 rbi-2; Notre Dame: Haney 1-3, Mader 1-2, Kayser 1-2.