Seymour struck early and often against Madison to pull away for a 10-4 baseball win on Tuesday in Seymour.

The host Owls scored two runs in the first, one in the second and two more in the third to build what proved to be an unsurmountable 5-0 lead.

Madison rallied for two runs in both the fifth and sixth innings, but a four-run fifth by Seymour and another run in the sixth fended off the comeback and set the final margin.

The Cubs collected seven hits in the game but nobody had more than one. Both Zach Dean and Brady Adler had doubles with Dean also recording an RBI and a run scored and Adler scoring a run. Gunner Jones had a hit and an RBI, A.J. Karst and Ceaton Bowman each had a hit and scored a run and Mikiah Kring and Cooper Yancey both had hits. Conner Thurnall had an RBI.

Luis Munoz had two hits and an RBI and Satoshi Hirose had a triple, an RBI and two runs scored to lead Seymour. Zach Carpenter added a hit, two RBIs and two runs.

Zach Burnett started and went the first four and a third innings on the hill to take the loss for Madison. He allowed just two earned runs on six hits with a walk and five strikeouts.

Alan Perry struck out seven and scattered seven hits over six innings to get the win for Seymour.

Madison, (3-8) returns to action Friday when it hosts the annual Farmer’s Bank of Milton/Madison Courier Invitational. The Cubs open against South Central in the semifinals on Friday starting at 6 p.m.



Duncan walk-off lifts Carroll to 8-7 district win over Henry

A David Duncan RBI single in the bottom of the seventh lifted Carroll County to a big 8-7 win over Henry County in a key 31st District baseball game at home on Tuesday.

The win, Carroll’s second walk-off win in the past two weeks, improves the Panthers to 5-9 overall and 3-0 in 31st District play.

Carroll travels out of district on Thursday when it heads to Beechwood.



Rebels beat Mustangs 10-0 to end two-game slide


Southwestern broke out of a two-game losing streak with a 10-0 victory over New Washington in baseball Tuesday on the road.

The Rebels got a strong starting performance on the mound from Connor Stewart, who tossed a one-hit shutout with eight strikeouts over five innings on just 52 pitches.

Skyler Wynn had a double and a single to lead the Rebels’ offense.

Southwestern (5-4) visits Milan today.