Big Fourth Inning Lifts Knights Past Apaches

The Southwood baseball team led just 4-1 Monday before a 7 run fourth inning rallied the Knights to defeat Wabash 13-3 in five innings.

The Knights would plate a run in the top of the first when Clay Hinrichsen hit a one out single and stole second before a Brennan Kelly single drove Hinrichsen home for a 1-0 lead. The Apaches would knot the score in the bottom of the inning. Kaleb Kelsheimer led off being hit by a pitch and stole second before advancing to third on a passed ball. With one out Treavor Floor would hit a sac fly that scored Kelsheimer for a 1-1 score.

Southwood would grab the lead again in the top of the second. Bobby Mettler drew a one out walk, stole second and advanced to third on a sacrifice. Zach Ball would then reach on an error that scored Mettler for a 2-1 lead before Hinrichsen singled home Ball to lead 3-1.

The Knights would stretch the lead another run in the third. Brandin Frazier led off with a single before stealing second and third. Matt Cox would then draw a walk to put runners on the corners before Mettler reached on an error to score Frazier to lead 4-1.

The Knights would blow things open in the top of the fourth. Will Roberts would single and steal second before a Ball single. Hinrichsen would then single home Roberts before a single from Kelly scored Ball and Hinrichsen to give Southwood a 7-1 lead. Frazier then singled, followed by a Carson Blair single that loaded the bases. Frazier and Blair then scored on an Apache error to grow the lead to 9-1 before a Mettler walk. Haynes would then score before Roberts drew a walk with the last run coming on an error to make the score 11-1. The Apaches would plate a run in the bottom of the inning. Floor would reach on a Knight error before pinch runner Robert Irgang advanced to second on a ground ball. Austin Hostetler would then single home Irgang to make it 11-2.

The Knights would score two more in the fifth. Hinrichsen would lead off with a double and was moved to third on a grounder. Frazier then singled home Hinrichsen for a 12-2 score. With two outs Cox would walk, followed by a Mason Lloyd walk before Mettler walked to force home Frazier to lead 13-2. Wabash would score one more time in the fifth. Kelsheimer singled, stole second and advanced to third on a passed ball before scoring on a balk for the 13-3 final.

Roster AB H 1B 2B 3B HR RBI R BB
Austin Haynes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Lucas Topliff 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bobby Mettler 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3
Christian Deeter 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Cox 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mason Lloyd 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Clay Hinrichson 4 4 3 1 0 0 2 3 0
Will Roberts 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Brandin Frazier 4 3 3 0 0 0 1 3 0
Carson Blair 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Brennan Kelly 4 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0
Zach Ball 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0

 

Roster IP H BB K R ER
Hinrichson 5 3 3 4 3 0

 

Roster AB H 1B 2B 3B HR RBI R BB
Jordan Holley 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Treavor Floor 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Kaleb Kelsheimer 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
Ben Dillon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Austin Hostetler 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Jordan Burnsworth 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Justin Beauchamp 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Rob Irgang 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Zach Newman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Levi Hall 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Braxton Rowley 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

Roster IP H BB K R ER
Trevor Gray 2 2 5 1 3 2
Jordan Burnsworth 3 10 2 0 10 7

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