The Southwood baseball team was leading just 2-0 heading to the fourth inning Wednesday against Maconaquah when Carson Blair blasted a grand slam to propel the Knights past the Braves 6-1.
Southwood would grab the lead in the second when Lucas Topliff led off with a single, followed by Tanner Hartley reaching on an error with Topliff advancing to third before scoring on an error. Calyton Wells then singled before Matt Cox and Blair drew walks. A Joel Hinds fly ball scored Wells to make it 2-0.
The Knights would make noise in the fourth when Hartley led off with a single and took second on a botched pick off play. Zach Ball then drew a walk to load the bases when Blair hit a shot over the left field fence for a grand slam and a 6-0 lead.
Maconaquah would score their run in the fifth. Hunter Hays led off with a single before stealing second. With one out Cody Koebler would hit a grounder to the pitcher with Hays being thrown out at third. Bryce Ward would then ground out with Koebler rounding third and scoring on the throw to first.
|Gabe Lloyd (Fr)||3||0||0|
|Ethen Roberts (Jr)||3||0||1|
|Tanner Hartley (Jr)||3||1||1|
|Carson Blair (Jr)||3||1||1||4|
|Lucas Topliff (Jr)||3||1||1|
|Clayton Wells (So)||3||1||1||1|
|Zach Ball (Sr)||2||2||1|
|Joel Hinds (Sr)||4||0||0|
|Matt Cox (Sr)||2||0||1|
|Carson Blair (Jr)||7||5||1||0||1||3|