7A #1 Bob Jones (31-6, 3-1) 11, Florence (16-16, 1-3) 1:
Bob Jones won big over Florence 11-1 on Thursday to move to (3-1) in 7A Area 8. In the second inning, Bob Jones got their offense started when Colten Carver singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run. Bob Jones tallied three runs in the fifth inning with an RBI double by Slate Alford.
Austin East got the win for Bob Jones as he allowed eight hits and one run over six innings, striking out three and walking zero.
Bob Jones launched one home run on the day as Mitchell Daly crushed a long ball into the wind in the third inning.
The Patriots racked up 11 hits on the day with Daly and John Michael Riley collecting multiple hits. Daly went 3-for-4 at the plate with a home run, double, single, two RBIs, three runs, and two stolen bases. Riley had a double, single, RBI, and a run. Six other Patriots added hits with Alford hitting a double and Stuart Edge, Carver, Dylan Ray, Caden Rose, and Tyler Jones all adding singles.
7A #1 Bob Jones (32-6, 3-1) 11, Florence (16-17, 1-3) 1:
Bob Jones knocked in seven runs in the second on its way to an 11-1 victory over Florence on Thursday to pull off the 3-game sweep over Florence. Bob Jones got on the board in the first inning when Dylan Ray drove in one when he doubled. The Patriot’s big inning was driven by doubles by Carver and Riley, a single by Ray, and a groundout by Brosnan to all score runs.
Ray was the winning pitcher as he pitched a 5-inning complete game, allowing one hit and one unearned run while striking out nine and walking one.
Bob Jones launched one home run on the day as Cam Hill had a long ball in the fourth inning. Bob Jones collected ten hits on the day. Ray, Carver, and Riley all managed multiple hits for the Pats. Ray went 3-for-3 at the plate with two doubles and three RBIs. Carver finished with three RBIs on two doubles. Riley had two RBIs and two runs on a double and a single. Slate Alford and Tyler Jones pitched in singles.
Patriots return to play on Saturday at 9:00am at home versus Grissom. Area play resumes on Tuesday at home against rival James Clemens at 5:30pm.