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Redmen cook up 10-0 win

St. Joseph Flyers’ catcher Zac McGraw reaches for a throw as Rock Hill’s Kaleb Kidd (9) slides across home plate to score a run. The Redmen beat the Flyers 10-0. (Tim Gearhart of Tim’s News & Novelties, Park Ave. in Ironton)

St. Joseph Flyers’ catcher Zac McGraw reaches for a throw as Rock Hill’s Kaleb Kidd (9) slides across home plate to score a run. The Redmen beat the Flyers 10-0. (Tim Gearhart of Tim’s News & Novelties, Park Ave. in Ironton)

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

A cup of pitching, an ounce of defense and a tablespoon of hitting. Mix well and bring to a boil.

The Rock Hill Redmen used the perfect mixture to get a 10-0 win over the St. Joseph Flyers on Tuesday.

“We played well. We played good defense, we hit the ball and Kidd and Schob both threw really well. That’s a good recipe for a win. You put all three together and you’re going to win,” said Rock Hill coach Barry Litteral.

Kaleb Kidd and Brandon Schob combined on a four-hitter for the Redmen. The duo struck out eight and did not walk a batter.

Heath Carpenter led the offense as he went 2-3 with a double and four runs batted in. Cody Lewis was 3-4 with a double and two RBIs, Jake Blagg 2-3 and Schob 2-4 wit a double.

Chase Walters was 2-3 for the Flyers.

The Redmen took a 1-0 lead in the third when Landon Smith walked, stole second, Blagg singled and Carpenter hit a sacrifice fly.

Rock Hill scored five runs in the fourth to lead 6-0.

Schob, Lewis and Kidd all doubled for two runs. Kidd moved up on a ground out and Trae Crabtree squeezed home a run.

Smith and Blagg singled and Carpenter had a two-run double.

The Redmen got their final four runs in the seventh.

Blagg walked and stole second. Carpenter singled and stole second and Sean McFann and Schob had RBI singles.

Lewis then doubled home a run and Jaret Bacorn reached on an error to score the final run.

Rock Hill visits Ironton on Wednesday. St. Joseph travels to Whiteoak on Monday.

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Kaleb Kidd, Brandon Schob (4) and Cody Lewis. Willis, Whaley (4) and Zac McGraw. W-Schob (IP-4, K-3, H-2). Kidd (IP-3, K-5, H-2). L-Willis (IP-3.2, R-6, BB-1, K-4, H-8). Whaley (IP-3.1, H-3, K-2, BB-2, R-4). Hitting-RH: Jake Blagg 2-3, Heath Carpenter 2-3 2B rbi-4, Brandon Schob 2-4 2B, Cody Lewis 3-4 2-2B rbi-2, Kaleb Kidd 1-3, Landon Smith 1-2; SJ: Seth Kelly 1-3, Chase Walters 2-3, Clay Willis 1-2.