BROOKVILLE – The Lions traveled to Franklin County for a marathon game with the Wildcats. The teams battled to a 0-0 tie through 11 innings.
In the 12th, the Lions plated a pair of runs, but Franklin County scored three in the home half of the inning to walk off to the 3-2 victory.
Lion hurler Aaron Duncan and Wildcat lefty Alex Bischoff put up matching zeroes on the scoreboard for the first seven innings. Duncan was replaced by fellow senior Tyce Carroll in the eighth inning, and he continued to hold Franklin County in check for the next four innings. For the contest, Duncan gave up no runs on three hits in seven innings, striking out six and walking two. Carroll was the tough luck losing pitcher. He went 4 2/3 innings allowing four hits and three runs (two earned). He struck out three and walked two.
Adam Sizemore paced the offense with a two-run single. Mason Springman and Duncan each added hits. Springman and Tyler Wilson scored the two runs.
Hagerstown 8, Rushville 3
Fresh off of playing a twelve inning game on the road on Monday, the Lions traveled to Class 2A No. 1 Hagerstown to battle the Tigers. Rushville started slow and threatened late, but never recovered in an 8-3 loss.
Jacob Carroll took the loss on the hill (2 1/3, 6 hits, 5 runs). Hayden Walls was outstanding over the final 3 2/3 frames. He gave up four hits and two earned runs while recording four strikeouts without a walk.
Cameron Craig reached base three times (two singles and a hit by pitch) and scored a run to lead the Lions. Mason Springman, Aaron Duncan, Adam Sizemore, and Tyce Carroll each added singles. Sizemore scored once and drove in a run Springman added a stolen base and scored the other run.