The Clay City Eels got a huge power surge on Thursday night to romp past host Bloomfield, 19-9.
Tim Shaw went a perfect 4-for-4 with three homeruns and nine RBIs and Clay City hit a total of six homeruns in the game on the way to their fourth win of the season.
Klay Knox had three hits with a homerun and two RBIs and Brock Dyer also had a three hit night with a homerun. Dustin Griffith had a long ball and drove home two runs with Derek Miller adding three hits. Ryan Sutton had two hits in the Eels 21 hit attack and Andre Hayes had a pair of RBIs for Clay City.
Knox got the win on the mound for the Eels who are now 4-7 overall and will play Riverton Parke on the road Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Clay City Baseball
Knox (W) and Miller. (Bloomfield battery unavailable)
HR -- CC (Shaw 3, Knox, Dyer, Griffith).
The Northview Knights dropped a 159-165 decision to host South Vermillion at Geneva Hills Golf Course on Thursday night. The Wildcats remained unbeaten in dual matches this season at 7-0, the Knights are now 7-3.
Zeth Lindsey was the medalist for the Wildcats with a 37 and the Knights got a 38 from Devin Whittington to lead the squad.
"We didn't play particularly well tonight," commented coach Scott Buell. "We had some guys shoot a couple of big numbers tonight."
Adam Thiemann carded a 40 with Kyle Kumpf adding a 43 and Austin Schutte a 44. Jeremy Johnson, up from the JV squad, shot a 45 and Roy Wyndham recorded a 49.
Despite the varsity loss, the Knights did get a victory from their junior varsity team.
"Our JV team played really well tonight," said Buell. "I was really happy with how they played."
Northview's JV team defeated the Wildcats, 176-190.
Clint Grey was the JV medalist with his round of 40 for the Knights. Josh Conway had a 45 along with Matt Williams and Pat Czizek had a 46, Matt Thompson a 52 and Matt Miller a 53.
Northview will compete in the Japer Tournament this weekend at Jasper Municipal Golf Course.