Article by Blake Franklin-
In their first game of the District 14-AA baseball tournament, the Scotts Hill Lions did not disappoint their fans that were in attendance. The Lions came into the game with a strong mindset and wanted to take care of business in their first game of tournament play. With outstanding pitching and hot bats, the Lions were able to do just that. Scotts Hill wouldn’t allow a single run to be scored against them and went on to win the game in convincing fashion, 10-0.
The pitching for the Lions was on full display against the Eagles of Chester County. Scotts Hill would use three pitchers that combined to throw a shutout for the Lions in the win. Getting the start in this game for Scotts Hill was Eli Patterson who threw two and two-thirds innings for the Lions. Patterson did not give up a hit, walked two, and struck out four without relinquishing any runs. Ripken Clenny would also pitch two and two-thirds inning for the Lions. Clenny allowed two hits and one walk. He also didn’t give up any runs in the win. Carson Haggard was the final pitcher used by the Lions. Haggard threw two-thirds of an inning and only allowed one hit. Haggard was awarded the win for the Lions.
The bats were definitely hot for the Lions in this game. Scotts Hill combined for 13 hits in the win. Myles Maness would lead the Lions, going 3 for 4. Maness would reach safely all three times via singles. Jacob Bailey went..
For the complete article, see the May 12th edition of The Lexington Progress.