Fighting Tigers use roster in 11-0 win over Hornets in OVC

Published 7:22 pm Tuesday, April 16, 2024

By Jim Walker

COAL GROVE — This was a roster game for the Ironton Fighting Tigers.

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Ironton used 3 pitchers and had 8 different players contributed a hit and or a run batted in as the Fighting Tigers shutout the Coal Grove Hornets 11-0 in an Ohio Valley Conference game on Monday.

Tommy Sheridan, Dawson Philyaw and Ian Ginger combined on a 3-hitter with Sheridan going 3 innings for the win.

Sheridan gave up 2 hits with 6 strikeouts and no walks. Philyaw worked an inning with 2 strikeouts, a hit and no walks. Ginger tossed an inning with no hits, 3 strikeouts and 2 walks.

Ironton had 9 hits with Ginger going 2-2, Braydon Baker 1-3 with an RBI, Jon Wylie 1-3 with a double and 2 RBI, Philyaw 1-1, Brady Moatz 1-2 with an RBI, Connor Kleinman 2-3 with a double and 2 RBI, Tyler Roach 1-1 and Chaydan Kerns had an RBI.

Landon Riley was 2-2 and Caden Turner 1-2 with a double for Coal Grove (0-7, 0-4).

Ironton (7-4, 4-2) jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning.

Ginger led off with a single, Baker and Moatz walked and Ginger scored on a passed ball.

Kerns grounded out as Baker scored and Kleinman singled and an error on the play scored 2 runs.

The lead went to 6-0 in the second inning.

Roach was hit by a pitch with one out, stole second and took third on a wild pitch. Ginger then singled to score Roach.

Ironton put the game away with 5 runs in the fourth inning.

Jayson Maddy reached on an error to start the inning and Roach followed with a single.

Ginger was hit by a pitch to load the bases and Maddy scored on a passed ball. Baker reached on an error as Roach scored  and Wylie grounded out to score Ginger.

Moatz singled to score a run to make it 10-0. Kerns walked, stole second and scored on a double by Kleinman.

Ironton     420 50 = 11 9 0

Coal Grove 000 00 = 0 3 5

Tommy Sheridan, Dawson Philyaw (4), Ian Ginger (5) and Jayson Maddy, Ethan Sutton (4). Caden Turner, Derik Bloomfield (4) and Devin Bloomfield. W-Sheridan (IP-3.0, H-2, R-0, K-6, BB-0). Philyaw (IP-1.0, H-1, R-0, K-2, BB-0). Ginger (IP-1.0, H-0, R-0, K-3, BB-2). L-Turner (IP-3.2, H-6, R-11, ER-5, K-1, BB-3, HBP-2). Bloomfield (IP-1.1, H-3, R-0, K-1, BB-1). Hitting-Ironton: Ian Ginger 2-2 RBI, Braydon Baker 1-3 RBI, Jon Wylie 1-3 2-RBI 2B, Dawson Philyaw 1-1, Brady Moatz 1-2 RBI, Chaydan Kerns RBI, Connor Kleinman 2-3 2-RBI 2B, Tyler Roach 1-1; Coal Grove: Landon Riley 2-2, Caden Turner 1-2 2B.