7A #1 Bob Jones (33-6) 10, Grissom (11-23) 6:
Both Bob Jone and Grissom had their offenses going on Saturday, but Bob Jones eventually prevailed 10-6. Grissom fired up the offense in the second inning for an early 2-0 lead. The Pats and Tigers each scored a run in the bottom of the 2nd and top of the 3rd for a 3-1 score in Grissom’s favor. Bob Jones pulled away for good with six runs in the third inning. In the third Mitchell Daly drew a walk, scoring one run, Stuart Edge drew a walk, scoring one run, Brett Brosnan singled on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs, and an error scored two runs for Bob Jones.
Bob Jones took a 10-3 lead into the 7th inning and Grissom scored three runs in the seventh inning to make the final score of 10-6. Luke Tralongo led the Patriots to victory on the pitcher’s mound. He surrendered three runs on three hits over four innings, striking out two. Thomas Ballard, Andrew Wright, and John Michael Riley all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.
Cam Hill, John Herron, Edge, Slate Alford, Brosnan, and Daly each collected one hit to lead Bob Jones. Edge, Daly, and Hill all had doubles. Brosnan finished with three RBIs to lead the team.
Bob Jones returns to play on Monday as they travel to Vanderbilt University to take on #1 Baylor School, TN at 5:30. Area play resumes on Tuesday at Bob Jones versus James Clemens at 5:30.