Trimble Co. baseball sweeps doubleheader
Monday, April 22, 2013 11:00 AM
Trimble County swept a baseball doubleheader at the Owen County Invitational Saturday, defeating Pendleton County 12-2 and Bellevue 10-6.
The Raiders trailed Pendleton County 2-0 after the first inning of game one before scoring four runs in the top of the second to take a 4-2 lead.
The Raiders cruised following the second inning, adding one in the third, three in the fourth, and four in the seventh for the 12-2 final.
Trimble County had eight different players combine for 12 hits. Michael Dunaway was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and Zack Beard was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.
Jordan Tingle pitched a complete game to pick up the win on the mound. Tingle threw seven innings, giving up two unearned runs on two hits while striking out five.
In game two, Trimble County trailed 6-3 after two innings before the Raiders used a five-run third to take a 8-6 lead. The Raiders then scored a run in the fourth and a run in the sixth prevail 10-6 win.
Dunaway, Zack Beard, and Conner Beard had two hits each for Trimble County. Dunaway added three RBIs.
On the hill, Kyle Sparks picked up the victory in relief. Sparks pitched four and one-third innings, giving up no runs on two hits, while walking three and striking out four.
Trimble (5-8) begins a busy week today at South Oldham.