Knights Blast Rochester

The Southwood baseball team pounded out 17 hits and scored 8 runs in the sixth inning as they defeated Rochester 16-1 Wednesday.

The Knights would plate a solo run in the first. Zach ball would lead off with an infield single and was followed by Clay Hinrichsen drawing a walk. With one out Brandin Frazier would walk to load the bases before a Carson Blair sac fly scored ball for a 1-0 lead.

Southwood would get 2 more in the second. Bobby Mettler drew a lead off walk that was followed by a Will Roberts home run to left for a 3-0 lead.

The Knights would score one run in the third when Matt Cox drilled a two out double and was drove home on a Mason Lloyd single to lead 4-0. Rochester would plate their lone run in the bottom of the inning to make it 4-1.

Clay Hinrichsen would hit a bomb to center to start the scoring in the fourth for the Knights. Three straight singled from Brennan Kelly, Brandin Frazier and Carson Blair would make it 6-1 with Blair getting the rbi before Cox reached on a fielders choice to score Frazier to make it 7-1.

A lone run was scored by the Knights in the fifth. Roberts would lead off with a single and steal second. A ground ball from Ball moved Roberts to third before a Hinrichsen ground out scored Roberts for an 8-1 lead.

The lights went out in Georgia in the sixth as the Knights collected 6 hits that included a 3 run home run from Blair as Southwood scored 8 times for the 16-1 win.

With the win over Rochester and the Whitko win over North Miami and the Valley win over Peru the Knights share the TRC with Whitko, Peru and Tippecanoe Valley.

Lineup AB R H RBI BB
Ball 4 2 2 1 0
Hinrichsen 4 1 1 2 1
Kelly 4 1 2 0 0
Bailey 0 1 0 0 1
Frazier 3 2 1 1 2
Blair 4 2 3 5 0
Cox 4 2 3 2 1
Lloyd 3 1 2 1 2
Mettler 2 1 1 0 1
E Roberts 0 0 0 0 0
Roberts 3 3 2 2 1


Pitching IP H R ER K BB
Cox 6 3 1 0 10 1


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