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Boys Junior Varsity Baseball, Boys Varsity Baseball · The Eastbrook Panthers come from behind to beat Jay County, 11-10


With the score tied at 10 in the seventh inning, Thomas Hahn came to the plate and singled, bringing home Josh King.

The Eastbrook Panthers’ King showed his talents on both sides of the diamond with a strong game on the hill and at the plate.

King had two extra-base hits for the Eastbrook Panthers. He singled in the first inning and doubled in the sixth and seventh innings.

Jay County couldn’t get anything going so long as King was on the hill. King held Jay County hitless over one inning, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out one.

Each team blasted the other’s pitching, and there were 21 total runs and 19 hits during the game.

Ross Debonis got the win in relief for the Eastbrook Panthers. Debonis pitched three innings and allowed four runs.

The Eastbrook Panthers’ Jared Shrontz, Luke Elliott, Grant Riddle and King combined for eight hits and six RBIs.

Jimyers was charged with the loss. He allowed 11 runs in seven innings, walked nine and struck out six.

The bottom of the first saw Jay County take an early lead, 4-0. The scoreboard lit up again for Jay County when Long scored on a passed ball and Reynold and Jacks scored on a two-run single by Stigleman.

After a quick strike from the Eastbrook Panthers, Jay County responded with two runs in the second. Jay County scored on an error and.

Jay County scored two runs in the fourth inning, and then followed it up with two more in the sixth. In the fourth, Jay County scored on a bases loaded walk, scoring Geesaman.

The Eastbrook Panthers pushed two runs across in each of the fifth, sixth and seventh. In the fifth, the Eastbrook Panthers scored on an RBI single by Shrontz, plating Grant Riddle.

The Eastbrook Panthers didn’t give up the lead after the seventh inning. Additional runs came from an RBI double by King.

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