Playing for the second straight day, the Beresford/Alcester-Hudson Black Sox hosted Vermillion on Monday, May 8th.
Vermillion put the pressure on the Black Sox early with six runs in the top of the first. Beresford/Alcester-Hudson got two runs back in the bottom of the first on an RBI single by Cooper Nelson and a steal of home by Robert Watkins. Each team scored a run in the second inning, but Vermillion got four more in the top of the third to lead 11-3. The Black Sox added one more run when Nelson scored on an error in the bottom of the third inning.
After a run in the top of the fourth by Vermillion, the Black Sox scored three times in the bottom of the fifth to cut the lead to 12-7. Zac Boden had an RBI fielder’s choice, Boden later scored on a steal of home, and Conner Latendresse scored on an error. Vermillion put four more runs on the board in the top of the seventh.
Nelson and Boden each had a single and an RBI. Joseph Anderson, Watkins, Ashton Oberle, and Ethan Bovill each had a single in the game. Dominic Van Egdom allowed five runs, two earned, on two hits and two walks. Jax Fickbohm pitched 2 2/3 innings and allowed six runs, five earned, on five hits and three walks with three strikeouts. Bovill pitched 2 1/3 innings and allowed one earned run on three hits with three strikeouts. Latendresse pitched the final two innings and allowed four runs, all unearned, on two hits with two strikeouts.
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