Macon downs Hornets Baseball
The Macon Tigers turned in a well rounded game of baseball, beating the Hornets 12 to 1 at Chillicothe. The Tigers had 12 runs off just nine hits, while the Hornets managed three hits but six errors.
Macon scored two in the third and five in the fourth, including a three run home run to left field. The Tigers scored one from an error in the fifth, and had four players score one each for a 12-0 lead after six innings.
The Hornets run came on a lead off walk for Landon Swift, a single for Gage Leamer and an RBI single for Brock Ward.
Macon used two pitchers that combined for 13 strike outs, four walks and three hits. Chillicothe used four pitchers that allowed 12 runs, eight of them earned off nine hits with ten strike outs and three walks. Starting pitcher Mason Baxter had all ten strike outs but allowed seven earned runs.
Chillicothe had singles from Wyatt Brandsgaard, Gage Leamer and Brock Ward.