Year Round Sport
Eagles Use Big 5th to Down Cougars
May 14, 2014By Jon Boultinghouse of Apollo High School
An eight-run explosion in the fifth inning spurred Apollo to a 14-1 win in five innings over McLean County at McLean on Tuesday, May 13..
Jakob Shuler racked up three RBIs on three hits for Apollo.
Jason Taylor got the win on the mound for Apollo. He allowed one run over five innings. He struck out seven, walked two and surrendered eight hits.
Apollo stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the first, scoring three runs on an RBI single by Zach Hopewell.
Apollo tacked on another three runs in the fourth. A sacrifice fly scored Rideout to start the scoring in the inning. That was followed up by Zach Hopewell's single, scoring John Mark Thompson and Cole Lyons.