Ginn’s Home run lift BC over Salem
BOGUE CHITTO – The Bogue Chitto Bobcats and Salem Wildcats exchange the lead about seven times in Friday morning baseball action at Stan Long Field. The Bobcats managed to come out on top to gain a 10-6 victory in the final at bat in the seventh inning.
The Bobcats (9-4, 1-1) will return to action Tuesday as they travel to Natchez to take on the Natchez Cathedral Green Wave for a big Region 7-1A test. Junior varsity action begins at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity game at 7 p.m.
Bogue Chitto 10, Salem 6
The Bobcats the Wildcats battled in the back and forth contest in an exciting offensive contest.
In the first inning, BC took command early and gained a 2-0 lead. In the top of the second inning, Salem fought back to tied the game at 2-all
In the top of the third inning, the Wildcats scored two run to take over the lead at 4-2. In the bottom of the fourth inning, BC answered and tied the game once again at 4-all
In the sixth inning, both teams scored two runs each to keep the game tied at 6-all.
In the bottom of the seventh inning, the Bobcats went up for good on a grand slam home run by Steven Ginn, which scored Connor Douglas, DJ Nunnery and Nick Parker.
Ginn was also the winning pitcher for Bogue Chitto as he collected three strikeouts and walked one batter in relief. Cameron Price (0K, 0BB) started for the Bobcats.
Jason Byrd suffered the loss for the Wildcats with two strikeouts and two walks in relief. Ty Pezant (1K, 0BB) started for Salem.
Ginn powered BC’s offense with a grand slam home run and a single. Tucker Lamberts continued the onslaught with a double and three singles. Nick Parkers provided three singles. Cameron Price, Brooks Ingle and Bo Smithers contributed a double and a single each. Joey Elliott ripped a double. Hitting safely were Rudy Brumfield, Connor Douglas and Grant Leake.
Will Boyd and Jason Byrd were the top hitters for Salem at the plate with a double and single each. Blane Bossier, Brandon Bergeron and Austin Guy had a pair of singles apiece, Camden Gilmore, Robert Brumfield, Ty Pezant and Dylan Rushing hit safely.