Bearden Bulldogs Varsity Overcomes Knoxville Central In Face Of Early 3-Run Inning
Bearden Varsity 8 – Central 4
Despite allowing three runs in the fifth inning, Bearden Bulldogs Varsity defeated Knoxville Central 8-4 on Saturday. Knoxville Central big bats were led by Seth Armstrong and Garret Hamilton, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Bearden Bulldogs Varsity got things started in the first inning. An error scored one run for Bearden Bulldogs Varsity.
Cole Poynter led the Bearden Bulldogs Varsity to victory on the pitcher’s mound. He allowed three hits and four runs over four and a third innings, striking out five. Addison Fulcher threw two and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen. Fulcher recorded the last eight outs to earn the save for Bearden Bulldogs Varsity.
Luke Ferguson took the loss for Knoxville Central. He lasted two and two-thirds innings, allowing six hits and four runs while striking out one.
Bearden Bulldogs Varsity racked up nine hits in the game. John Beam, Matt Shultz, and Jacob Balsley each had multiple hits for Bearden Bulldogs Varsity. Beam led Bearden Bulldogs Varsitywith three hits in four at bats. Beam led Bearden Bulldogs Varsity with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with seven stolen bases.
Justin Mize went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Knoxville Central in hits.
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