Tanner Goodman quickly put a bad outing behind him Satruday, pitching four shutout innings in his second appearance of the day to earn the win in Danville’s 10-6 victory over Fern Creek in the Louisville Invitational.
While Goodman stopped the Fern Creek offense, the Admirals rallied to complete a 3-0 run in the tournament. Trailing 6-4, they scored three runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to gain the lead.
Rhodes Bell went 3 for 4 with two doubles, two stolen bases and two RBIs for Danville (18-5), which had 12 hits. Dowell Harmon went 2 for 4 with three steals and two RBIs, giving him five RBIs in two games Saturday.
Rob Caudill also had two hits, including a triple, and two steals, and Cole Phillips drove in two runs.
Goodman allowed two hits and one walk with two strikeouts, and Chris Miller struck out two batters in a hitless seventh inning. Starter Andrew Lasure was knocked out in the third inning after allowing Fern Creek (12-11) six runs on six hits and two walks.
Danville 4, Christian County 2 — At Louisville, Nick Serey allowed only one unearned run in 5 1/3 innings as Danville defeated Christian (9-15) in its first game Saturday at the LIT.
Serey allowed six hits, coming on in the first inning after starter Goodman retired the first two batters, then walked four straight. Caudill pitched a perfect seventh inning for the save.
Harmon was 2 for 3 with three RBIs, and Mason Stamm was 2 for 3 with a double.
The Admirals took the lead with three runs in the fifth inning.
Boyle County 5, Somerset 3 — At Danville, Addison Coffey pitched a complete game and Boyle (11-12) made the most of five hits to defeat Somerset (14-8) for their second win in about 19 hours.
Coffey allowed two earned runs on seven hits and struck out nine batters. He pitched out of trouble in the sixth inning, leaving two runners on base after Boyle had taken the lead in the bottom of the fifth.
The Rebels turned a 3-2 deficit into a 4-3 lead when a double by Kody Ross and a single by Josiah Robbins produced runs in the fifth inning.
They added an insurance run in the sixth on Jacob Preston’s two-out single before Coffey retired Somerset in order in the seventh.
Clay Young and Connor Blevins also drove in runs for the Rebels.
Lincoln County 12, Morgan County 1, 6 innings — At Mount Sterling, Lincoln (16-12) had 11 stolen bases as it defeated Morgan (9-9) for its only win in three games in a wood-bat tournament at Montgomery County.
The Patriots had nine hits, including three by Dylan King, to support pitcher Nolan Sanders, who allowed no earned runs and struck out seven batters with only one walk in five innings.
King was 3 for 3 with three runs scored, Boone Baird was 2 for 2 with three RBIs, Michael Wilcher was 2 for 4 and scored twice, Chase Pemberton had three stolen bases and Nick Smith had two stolen bases.
Lincoln broke a 1-all tie with three runs in the fourth inning, then scored eight in the sixth. Tanner Leigh pitched a scoreless sixth to end the game.
Montgomery County 5, Lincoln County 4 — At Mount Sterling, Montgomery (12-11) pushed across two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Lincoln in its final game in the Indians’ tourney.
Lincoln broke a 3-all tie with a run in the fifth inning but couldn’t score again.
Pitcher John Day went the distance for the Patriots, allowing seven hits and two walks with five strikeouts.