On Saturday, the Hazard Bulldogs traveled to Prestonsburg to participate in the King of the Mountain baseball tournament. The Bulldogs’ first opponent would be the Mingo County Miners out of West Virginia.
Hazard’s defense owned the Miners throughout the game as they threw a shutout. On the offensive side of the plate, the Bulldogs were also dominate as they scored ten runs, and ended the game early.
The Bulldogs used a steady offense, scoring in all but one inning, and putting together three multiple run innings (3 in the second and third innings, and 2 in the sixth inning). J.T. Haynes gave up but 3 hits and 2 walks in the game, while striking out 8. Hazard went on to win the game by the final score of 10-0.
Hazard (10) J.T. Haynes 3 runs, 1 hit, and 1 RBI; Ryan Smith 1 run, 2 hits, and 1 RBI; Cole Ratliff 1 run, 2 hits, and 2 RBI; Griffin Wells 1 run, 1 hit, and 1 RBI; Coby Cumbow 2 runs, 1 hit, and 2 RBI; Jacob Roll 1 hit and 1 RBI; Blake Nidiffer 1 run, 1 hit, and 1 RBI; Cameron Johnson 1 run; and Anthony Hughes 1 RBI.
Tony McGuire can be reached st 606-436-5771, or on Twitter @HazardHerald.