Baseball recaps (April 15): OCHS, OHS, AHS, DCHS

April 15, 2019 | 11:48 pm

Updated April 15, 2019 | 11:48 pm

Apollo wasn't able to get much going on offense in a loss to Meade County. | Photo by Ryan Richardson

Monday’s action:
• Munsey leads Aces to sixth consecutive victory
• OHS takes late lead, but Colonels walk off with win
• Apollo struggles at plate in loss at home
• Early error costly for Panthers in loss to Tigers

Owensboro Catholic 10, Muhlenberg County 8
A four-run fifth inning helped overcome five errors as the Aces (12-6) picked up their sixth consecutive win with a road victory over the Mustangs (4-10).

Catholic first took a lead with two runs in the second inning, but Muhlenberg County answered with three of their own in the bottom of the frame. The Aces tied it in the fourth before plating four in the next inning. The Mustangs kept chipping away but couldn’t fully recover.

Two of the team’s five doubles came from Finley Munsey, while Mason Grant, Braden Mundy and Andrew Wiman had one each. Munsey, Grant and Luke Evans each collected a pair of hits, while Munsey and Wiman led with two RBIs a piece. Munsey, Grant and Evans all scored twice.

Munsey also picked up the win, giving up four runs (two unearned) on five hits and three strikeouts through five innings.

OCHS 020-143-1—10-11-5
MCHS 030-012-2—8-9-3
WP: Munsey. LP: Jackson. 2B: Grant, Mundy, Munsey 2, Wiman (OC), Thompson, Healy (MC).

Henderson County 6, Owensboro 5
Late scoring helped Owensboro (8-7) take a lead, but Henderson County (10-8) walked off with a win after scoring two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Colonels hit three home runs, while the Red Devils got one from Collier Higgs.

Henderson County went in front early with two runs in the first before Owensboro finally pushed a run across in the third. Trailing 4-2, Owensboro tied the game in the sixth inning and went ahead with another score in the seventh.

Higgs led the Red Devil offense, going 4-for-4 with a solo home run and finishing with one RBI. Braxton French and Nick Belcher each had a pair of hits and a double, and Tucker Hagan drove in two runs.

Starting pitcher Corey Grant went 6.0 innings, giving up four runs on 10 hits. Andrew Chancellor came in for the final inning, giving up two runs on three hits.

OHS 001-012-1—5-11-0
HCHS 200-200-2—6-13-2
WP: Elliot. LP: Chancellor. 2B: French, Belcher (O), Wimber (HC). HR: Higgs (O), Murdach 2, Pint (HC).

Meade County 5, Apollo 1
The Eagles (8-9) struggled at the plate and dropped their fourth game in a row in a home loss to the Green Wave (7-9). Meade County scored first with two runs in the top of the second, and Apollo got one back in the bottom of the inning when Griffin Heavrin drove in Trevor Payne.

The only other hits for the Eagles came from Payne and Tanner Klee. Dan St. Claire took the loss, giving up four runs on six hits in five innings.

MCHS 022-001-0—5-7-4
AHS 010-000-0—1-3-0
WP: Lee. LP: St. Claire.

Hopkinsville 6, Daviess County 3
The Panthers (5-9) outhit the Tigers (9-4), but an error led to a five-run second inning that proved to be enough for Hopkinsville to win at home.

Nolan Boswell (2-for-3) scored twice and doubled for Daviess County, whose other run came from Cole Troutman. Chandler Froelich went 3-for-4 at the plate and drove in two runs.

Hunter Payne took the loss, giving up six runs (four unearned) on three hits through five innings.

DCHS 001-020-0—3-7-3
HHS 050-100-x—6-3-3
WP: Caudill. LP: Payne. 2B: Froelich (DC).

April 15, 2019 | 11:48 pm

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