Boys Varsity Baseball · Patriots Score Ten Unanswered Runs to Defeat Sparkman 12-7

Bob Jones (22-5) 12, Sparkman (5-9) 7:

Bob Jones trailed 7-2 before scoring 10 unanswered runs to defeat Sparkman 12-7 on Tuesday. The Patriots trailed 7-3 in the top of the 5th when Tyler Jones hit a bases loaded, 2-out, 2-strike, double to clear the bases and pull the Pats within one run.  The game was tied at seven with Bob Jones batting in the top of the sixth when Colten Carver doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs for a 9-7 lead.  The Pats added on 3 more runs for a 12-7 final score.

Caden Rose picked up the win on the mound out of relief. He allowed one hit and zero runs over two and two-thirds innings, striking out four. Sam Maynard threw two and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen. Cam Hill started the game and allowed five hits and five runs over one and two-thirds innings, striking out four and walking zero

Bob Jones Patriots Varsity tallied 17 hits on the day. Carver, Dylan Ray, John Michael Riley, Tyler Jones, and Rose all managed multiple hits for Bob Jones Patriots Varsity. Bob Jones was boosted by Carver who went 3-for-5 at the plate. Carver tripled in the second, doubled in the sixth, and tripled in the seventh.  Dylan Ray went 4 for 5 with 2 RBIs.  Caden Rose had a double, single, RBI, and a stolen base.  Michael Strickland had a pinch-hit RBI single in the 6th.