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Moak leads Bogue Chitto over South Pike

BOGUE CHITTO — David Moak delivered the key hit to lift theBobcats to a 12-11 comeback win over the South Pike Eagles invarsity baseball action Saturday. The Bobcats rallied for 3 runs inthe bottom of the seventh inning, sparked by Moak’s 2-run home runthat ended the game.

Moak, who was also the winning pitcher, added a pair of doublesand a single. He fanned 4 batters and walked 2. Seth Avants rippeda homer and 3 singles as the next big hitter for the Bobcats.

The Bobcats and Eagles ripped 18 hits apiece. South Pikecommitted 4 errors and Bogue Chitto followed with 3.

“This was a big win for us,” said Bogue Chitto coach Adam Moak.”David came to the plate with a runner on first. We were down byone run and he hit a home run to end the game. As a team, we hitpretty good but made a few costly errors on defense.”

South Pike went up 6-5 in the second inning. The Eagles added 5more runs to push their lead to 11-5 before the Bobcats explodedfor 4 runs in the sixth inning to cut the deficit to 2 runs,11-9.

Contributing to the Bogue Chitto win with a double and 2 singleseach were Collin McClendon and Matthew Magee. Singling 3 times wasMichael Martin.

South Pike was led by Tevin Morton’s home run and 3 singles.Adrian Russ collected a homer and a single. Singling 4 times wasKen Hodges. Following with 2 singles each were Davis Ross and DrewGerber.

Hodges took the loss, fanning 11 batters and walking 1.