By: Tony McGuireSports Editor
April 22, 2013
The Hazard Bulldogs concluded the Panther Classic with the Belfry Pirates. The Bulldogs would get all the runs they needed to secure the win in the first inning.
Hazard netted five runs in the opening frame, and then their bats went silent until the fifth inning. In the fifth inning, the Bulldogs struck for three runs to bring their total to 8-0.
The Bulldogs brought the game to an end with an explosive sixth inning as they touched the plate seven times. The 15-0 score was enough to bring the game to an end.
Evan Whitaker picked up the win on the mound, going a single inning with two strikeouts. Blake Lockhart finished the game with one walk and three strikeouts.
Hazard stats: Austin Johnson 2 runs, 2 hits and 3 RBI, JT Haynes 1 run, 1 hit and 1 RBI, Griffin Wells 2 runs, 2 hits and 1 RBI, Jordan Olinger 2 runs, 1 hit and 1 RBI, Evan Whitaker 3 runs, 2 hits and 1 RBI, Cole Ratliff 3 runs, 2 hits and 1 RBI, Jacob Roll 1 run, 1 hit and 2 RBI and Josh Meehan 1 run and 1 RBI.