The southwood junior varsity baseball team defeated Maconaquah in a slug fest 11-10 Thursday.
Ryan McGouldrick started on the mound and went 4 innings allowed 6 runs, only 3 earned. The Knights scored 0 runs through the first 3 innings and trailed 4-0 going into the bottom of the fourth. The Knights made a rally and took a 5-4 lead after 4. Will Winer took the mound in the 5th in relief of McGouldrick and the Braves regained the lead 6-5. Again the Knights battled back and regained the lead off RBI’s from Craft, Elzy, and Smith. Knights led now 8-6 after 5. Winer held the Braves scoreless in the 6th. Bottom of the 6th the Knights tacked on two runs with a Brave error and leading 10-6. Winer gave up 2 runs in top 7th to make it 10-8. Ryan Deeter came on in relief to finish it out. The Knights had a near double play that would’ve ended it, but the call went in favor of the Braves. With the score tied 10-10 in bottom of the 7th. Jaret Denney had an RBI to drive in Micah Smith as the winning run.
Micah Smith (2)
Blayne Hamilton, Nathan Lehner, Tyler Whitesel, Dean Elzy, Jaron Craft (1)
Micah Smith, Dean Elzy, Jaron Craft, Ryan Deeter, Jaret Denney, Will Winer (1)
Ryan McGouldrick 4IP 8H 6R 3ER 1 BB 4 K
Will Winer 2.1 IP 3H 4R 2 ER 2BB 3K
Ryan Deeter (W) .2IP 0H 0R 0ER 0BB 0K
Knights are now 4-1 on the season and 4-0 in conference. They host Oak Hill this Saturday for a DH at the Launching Pad.