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Cavaliers outlast Clinton Prairie in high-scoring affair, 11-8
April 14, 2014Tri-County Jr.-Sr. High School
Pitchers had a tough day during the game between Tri-County and Clinton Prairie, as the two teams put up 19 runs combined in a 11-8 Cavaliers win.
The teams banged out 25 hits hits between them, as well as eight for extra bases.
The Cavaliers got their bats going early, scoring four runs in the first inning to pull ahead of Clinton Prairie.
Zack Patton racked up two RBIs on four hits for Cavaliers. He singled in the first, fourth, and fifth innings and doubled in the sixth inning.
Tri-County hammered Clinton Prairie pitching as six hitters had a field day, combining for 11 hits, six RBIs and 11 runs scored.
After pushing across four runs in the bottom of the third, Clinton Prairie faced just a 5-4 deficit. An RBI double by Cook, an RBI single by Joseph, an RBI single by S Cook, and an RBI single by Ream gave Clinton Prairie life. But, Kyle Miller got Selke to fly out to end the inning.
Tri-County got one-run boosts in each of the fifth, sixth and seventh innings. In the fifth, The Cavaliers scored on an RBI single by Mason Berenda, scoring Zack.
A two-run sixth inning helped bring the Gophers within four. An error and an RBI double by Jared Stillwell sparked Clinton Prairie's rally. The Gopher threat came to an end when Blake Justice finally got Jordan Stillwell to strike out.
After pushing across two runs in the bottom of the seventh, Clinton Prairie faced just a 11-8 deficit. A single by Cook and an RBI single by Peters triggered Clinton Prairie's comeback. The Cavaliers closed the game out when Trevor Miller got Jared to fly out.