Times Staff Report
LINTON -- The Clay City baseball team appeared to be well on its way to a victory at Linton on Thursday night, jumping out to a 12-2 lead after the first three innings. The Miners however didn't give up and rallied back to take a 13-12 victory.
Linton scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning and were able to keep the Eels off the scoreboard the final four innings to pick up a Tri-River Conference victory.
Tyler Bridgewater, DJ Newton and AJ Evans all hit home runs for the Eels.
Clay City 831 000 0 -- 12 10 4
Linton (3-6, 1-2 SWIAC , 2-0 TRC) 101 340 4 -- 13 14 4
Newton, Evans (5), Newton (7) and Evans, Bridgewater (5). Ty Scott, Luke Knight (3) and Kaleb Bridges. W: Knight. L: Newton. 2B: Magni (L), Scott (L) 2. HR: Magni (L), Bridgewater (C), Newton (C), Evans (C).