On Saturday, the Hazard Bulldogs took on the Cordia Lions in a late match up. It would be the Bulldogs’ third game of the day.
The first inning ended with a 1-all tie. It would be the last time the Lions would threaten the Bulldogs’ lead.
Hazard went up 4-1 in the third inning, and 9-1 in the third. Cordia would rally in the bottom of the inning to bring the score to 9-5.
The Bulldogs went on a roll in the second half of the game, scoring ten more runs, including a six run rally in the fifth inning. The Lions were unable to keep pace, and Hazard went on to win the game by the final count of 19-7.
Ryan Smith got the win, while the save went to Coby Cumbow. Both struck out five.
Hazard (19) J.T. Haynes 1 run, 2 hits, and 2 RBI; Ryan Smith 4 runs, 2 hits, and 2 RBI; Cole Ratliff 1 run, 1 hit, and 3 RBI; Griffin Wells 2 runs, 3 hits, and 3 RBI; Coby Cumbow 2 runs and 2 hits; Josh Meehan 2 runs, 2 hits, and 2 RBI; Jacob Roll 2 runs, 1 hit, and 1 RBI; Blake Lockhart 2 runs, 2 hits, and 3 RBI; Rudy Akemon 2 runs and 2 hits; and Anthony Hughes 1 run.
Tony McGuire can be reached at 606-436-5771, or on Twitter @HazardHerald.