Offense aplenty in Roane State CC's 12-9 loss to Motlow St.
Eleven hits weren't enough for Roane State CC as it lost a shootout, 12-9 in seven innings, to Motlow St. on Saturday at Lynchburgh, TN.
Andrew Henson put himself in scoring position with two extra-base hits for Roane State CC. He doubled in the fifth inning and homered in the sixth inning.
MATT SHARP got the win in relief for Motlow St. MATT pitched three innings and allowed two runs.
Home runs for Motlow St. came when DEVON DAGER homered in the second inning, CLAYTON PALICKI homered in the sixth inning, and BEN HOLLAND homered in the first and seventh innings.
Matt Baranchak was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed six runs in three innings, walked one and struck out two.
Motlow St. jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first. A two-run blast by BEN, scoring CHRIS ADAMS started the inning off.
Roane State CC pushed across one run in both the second inning and the sixth. In the second, Roane State CC scored on an RBI double by Lance Mays, bringing home David Travis.
Motlow St. answered Roane State CC's top inning with three runs of its own in the second. Motlow St. scored on a solo home run by DEVON and a two-run single by CHRIS.
Motlow St. matched its one-run fourth inning with one more in the fifth. In the fourth, Motlow St. scored on an RBI single by CLAYTON, scoring LOGAN CONLEY.
The game's last lead went to Motlow St. thanks to a sixth inning rally that saw two runs cross the plate on a two-run home run by CLAYTON.
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Batting AB R H RBI BB K
JT O'Reel 3 0 2 1 1 0
Logan Jenkins 5 0 2 2 0 0
Derek Basler 4 1 0 0 0 0
Andrew Henson 4 2 2 1 0 2
Landon Byron 3 2 1 1 1 2
Ralph O'Neal 3 1 0 0 1 0
David Travis 2 2 1 1 2 0
Logan Fleener 3 1 2 1 0 1
Lance Mays 4 0 1 1 0 0
Totals 31 9 11 8 5 5
2B: David Travis, Landon Byron, Lance Mays, Andrew Henson
3B: Logan Jenkins
HR: Andrew Henson
TB: David Travis 2, Landon Byron 2, Logan Jenkins 4, JT O'Reel 2, Lance Mays 2, Logan Fleener 2, Andrew Henson 6
RBI: David Travis, Landon Byron, Logan Jenkins 2, JT O'Reel, Lance Mays, Logan Fleener, Andrew Henson
SF: JT O'Reel
ROE: Derek Basler 2
FC: Logan Jenkins
HBP: Logan Fleener
GIDP: Logan Jenkins
SB: Logan Jenkins
E: David Travis, Lance Mays 2, Ralph O'Neal
Pitching IP H R ER BB K HR S%
Brandon Marsonek 3.2 3 6 4 7 3 2 .489
Matt Baranchak 3.0 9 6 6 1 2 2 .618
Totals 6.2 12 12 10 8 5 4 .544
L: Matt Baranchak