Panthers defeat Hillsboro baseball, 8-1


The Miami Trace Panthers varsity baseball team hosted the Indians of Hillsboro High School for a Frontier Athletic Conference game Friday, April 14.

The Panthers won the game, 8-1.

Freshman Cam Morton started for the Panthers and turned in an outstanding performance. He pitched seven innings allowing five hits and one run (earned). He walked one and struck out four.

Ashton Clemons started for the Indians and was tagged with the loss. He pitched five innings with nine hits and eight runs (five earned) with one walk and two strikeouts.

Peyton Aber pitched one scoreless inning with two hits allowed.

After scoring one run in the bottom of the second, the Panthers scored what proved to be the winning runs with two in the third.

Miami Trace added to its lead with three runs in the fourth and two more in the fifth.

Hillsboro dodged the shutout with a run in the top of the sixth.

For the Panthers, Cooper Enochs, Dillon Hyer, Evan Colegrove and Gaige Stuckey each had two hits.

Colegrove, Stuckey and Hyer each hit a double — along with Wyatt Hicks — and one of Enochs’ hits was a triple.

Enochs and Brady Armstrong both scored two runs for the Panthers; Colegrove, Cole Little, Stuckey and Morton each scored one run and Enochs and Hyer both had two RBI and Stuckey had one.

Nic Burns and Jackson Cornele both had two hits for Hillsboro and Korbin Adams had one. Adams’ hit was a double. Burns scored for the Indians on Adams’ double.

Miami Trace was scheduled to host the Washington Blue Lions Monday, April 17, but that game was postponed due to cold weather and has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 18 at 5 p.m.


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