Monday, May 22, 2017
South Spencer High School
South Spencer Jumps Out To Early Lead In Victory Over Tell City.
South Spencer grabbed an early lead on its way to a 9-1 victory over Tell City on Wednesday. South Spencer scored on a double by Sammy Rowan and a single by Mattew Bunch in the first inning.
South Spencer captured the lead in the first inning. Sammy Rowan drove in one when he doubled in the first inning.
South Spencer scored four runs in the sixth inning. South Spencer’s big inning was driven by a single by Caleb Helms, a double by Dalton Schneider, and a walk by Jacob Lindsey.
Rowan earned the win for South Spencer. He threw five innings, surrendering one run, five hits, and striking out nine. Helms threw one inning, as two relievers helped South Spencer finish off the victory. Ryan Morgan took the loss for Tell City. He went four and a third innings, surrendering five runs, ten hits, striking out two, and walking one.
South Spencer collected 13 hits. Helms, Rowan, Mattew Bunch, Dylan Kelly, and Schneider each collected multiple hits for South Spencer. Schneider, Kelly, Bunch, Rowan, and Helms each managed two hits to lead South Spencer. South Spencer didn’t commit a single error in the field. Matthew Embry had 16 chances in the field, the most on the team.
Travis Burchett went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Tell City in hits.