HUBBERTVILLE — Five runs batted in from Zach Lamoureux helped lead the Marion County Red Raiders past Hubbertville 23-8 on Thursday, March 17. Lamoureux drove in runs on a fielder's choice in the fifth and a single in the seventh.
Hubbertville scored six runs in the first inning, but Marion County still managed to pull out the victory. The offensive onslaught by Hubbertville was led by C. Fisher, C. Hollingsworth, G. Alexander, D. Youngblood and J. Youngblood, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Hubbertville captured the lead in the first inning. Alexander drove in two when he singled.
In the top of the second inning, Marion County tied things up at six. The Red Raiders scored two runs when Caleb Knight doubled.
Marion County took the lead for good with four runs in the third inning. In the third Cade Adkins singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run, an error scored one run for Marion County, Knight singled on a 1-1 count scoring one run and Ryan Jaggers singled on a 2-2 count scoring one run.
Marion County tallied eight runs in the seventh inning. Their offense in the inning was led by Lamoureux, Rilley Smith, Knight, Jaggers and Preston Coniff, all driving in runs in the inning.
Zane Burasinski was credited with the victory for Marion County. Burasinski surrendered three runs on three hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out six. Jaggers threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
C. Brand was on the hill for Hubbertville. Brand went two innings, allowing eight runs on eight hits, striking out two and walking zero. Brody Porter and Hollingsworth entered the game as relief, throwing four and two-thirds innings and one-third of an inning respectively.
Jace Young started the game for Marion County. The pitcher lasted one-third of an inning, allowing zero hits and five runs
Marion County racked up 16 hits on the day. Knight, Coniff, Jaggers, Brooks Junkin, Adkins and Lamoureux all collected multiple hits. Knight went 4-for-5 at the plate to lead Marion County in hits. Brodie Silas led the Red Raiders with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with eight stolen bases.
Alexander led Hubbertville with two hits in three at bats.
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