Hunter May’s three-run home run in the second inning helped key a Danville rally as the Admirals got past visiting Shelby County 10-6 on Monday.
The Admirals (14-3) were down 5-0 after one inning before scoring four in the second. They added five more in the fifth and another in the sixth to pull away.
Tyler Sebastian was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Meckes had a two-run double in the fifth inning, Rob Caudill drove in a run and Andrew Lasure was intentionally walked twice to give him 26 walks on the season.
Austin Baxter got the win in relief of Tyler Beldon. Baxter came on in the fourth and worked three scoreless innings, striking out four, walking two and allowing just one hit. Caudill struck out the side in the seventh.
Beldon gave up six run on four hits with three walks and two strikeouts over three innings.
“Tyler didn’t have his good stuff. He hasn’t gotten much work in lately with all the bad weather. He looked rusty and did not have good control,” Danville coach Paul Morse said.
Boyle County 8, East Jessamine 2 — At Danville, Casey Tiller improved to 7-1 on the season, scattering five hits over six innings with six strikeouts and a walk as the Rebels beat East Jessamine.
Tiller gave up one unearned run, and retired 14 straight at one point to pick up the win.
Boyle (10-6) jumped on the Jaguars (10-9) early, bolting to a 5-1 lead after an inning and scoring insurance runs in the second, third and fourth innings.
Clay Young added a solo home run in the fourth inning and drove in two runs Jacob Pike and Kody Ross each had two hits and two RBIs, and Tiller, Connor Blevins and Billy Joe Bryington each drove in a run.
Casey Whittle worked the seventh inning, striking out two and giving up one unearned run on two hits.
Garrard County 7, Frankfort 3 — At Frankfort, Caleb Harris’ two-run single in the fifth drove in two runs to break open a tight game and propel the Golden Lions (4-9) to a win over host Frankfort.
It was a 1-1 game entering the fifth when Austin Napier and Jacob Fain singled and Jared Meadows reached on an error to score Napier and courtesy runner Nathan Smith.
After Zach Parson was hit by a pitch, Seth Murphy singled in Meadows. Harris then stepped up and delivered a single to scored Parsons and Murphy and put the Lions up 6-1.
Jacob Fain went 3-for-4 with an RBI, and went the first 4 1/3 innings to get the win and improve to 2-3. He allowed three runs on six hits with four strikeouts and five walks. Micah Miniard got the save, pitching 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief and striking out five of the 10 batters he faced.
In the sixth, Fain doubled and scored on Meadows’ triple. Ronnie Saylor was 2-for-4 as Garrard had 11 hits.
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