Vikings roll, 15-2

Published 5:36 am Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Jim Walker


LATHAM — The Symmes Valley Vikings were a big hit in their opener.

The Vikings banged out 13 hits as they routed the Western Indians 15-2 in five innings on Tuesday in a Southern Ohio Conference game.

The Vikings (1-0, 1-0) collected nine hits in the first inning including a two-run double by Dillon McFann as they took a 9-2 lead.

McFann was 3-3 and Cameron Meadows 4-4 to lead the offense. Payton Hayes was 2-4.

The strong offense backed the strong pitching of Trent Thompson who gave up four hits, struck out eight and walked two. He also hit a batter.

The Vikings host Chesapeake on Wednesday and play at Green on Friday.

Sym. Valley 940 11 = 15 13 0

Western 200 00 = 2 4 3

Trent Thompson and Cameron Meadows. Dylan Lee and Dustin Branscomb. W-Thompson (K-8, BB-2, HBP-1, ER-2). L-Lee. Hitting–SV: Payton Hayes 2-4, Dillon McFann 3-3 2B, Tanner Mays 1-3, Cameron Meadows 4-4, Jacob Klaiber 1-2, Tyler Carpenter 1-3, Chayden Renfroe 1-4; Western: Bailey Henderson 1-3, Dustin Branscomb 1-2, Bryce Brewster 1-3, Hawk 1-2.