Commodores score comeback win on Colonels
by TONY MCGUIRE
The Perry County Central Commodores played their last regular season baseball game on the road at Whitley County. The Commodores fell behind late in the game, but managed a late rally to pull off the 6-3 win.
Neither team scored through the first three innings. Whitley County broke eventually broke the ice in the fourth inning, scoring a single run. The Colonels added another run in the fifth inning to take the 2-0 lead.
Perry Central took the lead for the first time in the sixth inning, crossing the plate three time to take the 3-2 lead.
Brandon Napier led off the inning with a single, and promptly moved to third with the aid of a stolen base and a pass ball. John Couch brought Napier home with a double. Ronnie Noplis moved Couch to third with a single.
Couch tied the score at two when he stole home on a napping Colonel defense. Noplis moved to second on the play. Scott Watts gave the Commodores the lead with a sacrifice that plated Noplis (3-2).
Whitley County picked up a run in the bottom of the inning to tie the score at three. Perry Central broke the game open in the seventh inning, plating three to take the 6-3 advantage.
Chance Ashworth started the rally with a walk, and was joined on base by Roy Gay who picked up a single. John Couch drove in both runners with a double to centerfield. Couch would later score on a fielder’s choice that went a rye.
The Colonels were unable to get anything going in the bottom half of the inning, giving the Commodores the come from behind 6-3 win. John Couch picked up the win for the Commodores.
Perry stats: Brandon Napier: 1 hit and 1 run, Tyler Mullins: 1 hit, Roy Gay: 1 hit and 1 run, John Couch: 3 hits, 2 runs and 4 RBI, Ronnie Noplis: 1 hit and 1 run, Scott Watts: 1 RBI, David Napier: 1 hit, and Chance Ashworth: 1 run.
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