Burgin sweeps Casey

Dean leads Boyle

April 18, 2004

Burgin swept a doubleheader from Casey County Saturday at Burgin behind two strong pitching performances.

Casey managed just seven hits and three runs in the two games as Burgin won 5-1 in the opener and 3-2 in the second game.

Trailing 3-2 in the second game with two outs in the seventh inning, Casey's Marcus Patterson tripled to put the tying run in scoring position. However, Burgin's Josh Carey got the final out to earn the save.

Zack Gross picked up the win, striking out nine batters, giving up two runs on two hits and walking none in six innings. Carey struck out two in the seventh inning.


Evan Mobley had three hits, while Gross and Carey each had two.

In the first game, Gross hit a two-run home run to push Burgin to a 4-1 lead in the third inning.

Carey had an RBI double in the second inning.

Daniel Howard picked up the win for Burgin, pitching all seven innings and giving up one run on four hits.

Kyle Long had a double and a single for Casey.

Boyle County 14, North Laurel 11 - At Danville, seven runs in their last at-bat lifted the Rebels past North Laurel.

Boyle (8-6) got a grand slam from Phillip Dean and a bases-loaded double from Andrew Bertram in the bottom of the sixth.

Dean, a sophomore, finished with seven RBIs, three on a home run in the fourth inning.

Brad Cloud also homered for Boyle, which trailed 8-7 going into the bottom of the sixth.

Evan Teague had two doubles.

Cloud picked up the win in relief of Teague. Boyle threw four pitchers, also using Patrick Cooper and Matt Engle.

North Laurel scored three runs in the top of the seventh, but Engle got out of the inning.

Eastern 4, Danville 3, 8 innings - At Radcliff, Danville scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings, but No. 19 Eastern answered with a run in the eighth at the Wood Bat Invitational.

After the Admirals tied the game, Danville pitcher Joey Beldon loaded the bases with no outs in the eighth. He rebounded to get two outs, but walked in the eventual game-winner.

Beldon gave up four runs, three earned, on seven hits, five walks and five strikeouts.

Deangleo Durham hit a solo home run for Danville, while Ronnie Hawkins and C.J. Lynn had RBI singles.

North Hardin 12, Danville 2 - At Radcliff, Danville lasted just five innings against No. 20 North Hardin.

Jeremy Potts took his first loss of the season, giving up nine runs (three earned) in 4 1/3 innings against the Trojans (10-1).

Taylor Suttles came on in relief and gave up three earned runs on four hits.

Danville (9-3) got a solo home run from Ronnie Hawkins and a double from Davis Teater.


Danville 11, Hopkinsville 5 - At Radcliff, Danville scored in every inning but the first to put away the Tigers in the 5th Region Wood Bat Invitational.

Freshman John Raines picked up his first varsity hit, a two-run single, in the fifth inning. He had another RBI with a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning.

Durham had a double and two RBIs, while Hawkins stole three bases against the Tigres (6-6)

Durham picked up the win for Danville, throwing six innings, giving up five runs (three earned) on eight hits and striking out four. Nate Uslin came in for the seventh, striking out one and giving up one hit.

Boyle County 16, Marion County 2 - At Lebanon, Boyle totaled 16 hits,including two home runs, to blast Marion.

Engle, Teague and Tyler Morris each had two hits, and Morris hit a two-run home run. Brandon Record added a three-run homer.

Brad Cloud and Jamie Robinson also had two hits each.

"We came out focused and played well in this game after a loss (Thursday) to Lexington Catholic," Boyle coach David Camic said.

Robinson improved to 3-2 by giving up two runs on two hits, walking one and striking out five.

Harrodsburg 10, Cornerstone Christian 3 - At Shelbyville, Aaron Tate went 3-for-3 with two doubles and six RBIs as Harrodsburg earned its second win of the season.

The Pioneers (2-6) totaled 14 hits off Cornerstone, including five extra base hits. Adam Gray was 2-for-3 with a triple, Andy McCrystal was 2-for-3 with a double and Seth Leeds added two singles.

Winning pitcher Josh Anderson gave up three runs on four hits and three walks and struck out nine.

East Jessamine 5, Mercer County 4 - At Harrodsburg, Mercer racked up 12 hits, but also had three errors.

Mercer (6-7) scored once in the bottom of the seventh to draw within one, but couldn't push the tying run across as East Jessamine (6-4) held on.

John Wickliffe homered and took the loss for Mercer to fall to 2-2.

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