Pioneers top Sayre for 8th straight victory

Mercer wins, but Danville loses

May 19, 2004

Harrodsburg won its eighth consecutive game Tuesday, topping Sayre 7-5 at Anderson-Dean Park.

Josh Anderson picked up the win, giving up seven hits, striking out five and walking four in a complete game effort.

"Josh Anderson continues to pitch well on the mound for us," Pioneers coach Brent Drury said.

Freeman Edwards had two of Harrodsburg's five hits, including a double. Adam Gray, Tim Lester and Richard Riley each singled.

Harrodsburg closes out its regular season by hosting Frankfort Thursday.

Mercer County 4, Anderson County 3 - At Harrodsburg, John Wickliffe knocked in three runs and picked up the save for the Scotties, who avenged an earlier loss to Anderson.

Wickliffe hit a two-run home run in the fifth and also singled in a run in the third.

He and Evan Ethington had two hits apiece, while Kameron McRay had the Scotties' other hit.

Mercer (17-14) opened the scoring with two runs in the bottom of the third on RBI singles by Ethington and Wickliffe.


The Scotties added two more runs in the fifth when Ethington reached on an infield single and Wickliffe's fifth home run of the season brought them in.

Anderson scored twice in the top of the sixth and had two runners on base when winning pitcher Michael Bottoms struck out the final batter to end the rally.

With two outs in the seventh, Anderson scored one run on a single to right field.

Wickliffe came in and forced a groundout to end the game.

Bottoms picked up the win, striking out six and walking one in 6 2/3 innings.

Lexington Christian 7, Danville 2 - At Danville, LCA benefitted from three Danville errors and scored six unearned runs to defeat the Admirals.

The Eagles (21-8) scored twice in the first, then added five unearned runs in the third after two errors.

Deangleo Durham took the loss for Danville (20-11), pitching 2 2/3 innings, giving up one earned run and seven hits and striking out two.

"Deangleo pitched really well, and he deserved to get a win," Danville coach Paul Morse said.

"We just made a couple of fielding errors that cost us."

Jeremy Potts came on in relief, pitching the final 4 1/3 innings and giving up three hits and two walks and striking out six.

Rich Witten had two hits, including a solo home run in the sixth, to lead the Ads, while Durham had an RBI single in the first and C.J. Lynn added a single.

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