Addison Sprague crossed the plate three times in Thursday’s Clarence Cannon conference game at South Shelby, as the Indians picked up their second win of the season 11-9.
The Indians took a 3-0 lead in the first inning. Sprague walked to start the game, then advanced to second on a passed ball. Bryce Shaffer doubled to left, scoring Sprage. Phillips popped up for the inning’s first out, and Brent Tweedy then reached first on a fielder’s choice, where Shaffer was out at third.
Tweedy stole second, and Dillon Allen walked. Wyatt Ray was hit by a pitch, loading the bases.
Braydon kirchner singled, scoring Tweedy and Allen to give Clark County a 3-0 lead.
South Shelby got one run in the first inning.
The Indians scored three more runs in the second inning. Sprague was hit by a pitch, then stole second. Shaffer singled, sending Sprague to third. Cyrus Phillip doubled, scoring both Sprague and Shaffer.
Bryce Burr would be a pinch runner for Phillips, and would score when Corvia walked with the bases loaded, giving Clark County a 6-1 lead.
The Cardinals would pick up a run in the third inning to make the score 6-2.
After a scoreless fourth inning, Tucker Yates walked to open the fifth inning, then took second on a passed ball. Sprague and Shaffer walked to load the bases, and Phillips singled to score Sprague and Shaffer, giving Clark County an 8-2 lead.
Burr scored on a Sprague single in the sixth as the Indians took a 9-3 lead.
Devon Mortimer and Wyatt Ray scored in the seventh inning, give Clark County an 11-3 lead through the top of the seventh
The Indians held off a rally by South Shelby, and won the contest 11-9.
Cyrus Phillips pitched 6 1/3 innings, giving up four hits and three runs. Dillon Allen pitched 2/3 of an inning, giving up five hits and allowing six runs.