West Bladen 15, Union 5
West Bladen pounded out thirteen hits and
rolled to a 15-5 Four County Conference
victory over visiting Union Wednesday night.
Senior Liston Britt pitched four innings
and gave up five runs on four hits and five
walks, while striking out five. Senior
Clay Allen came on in relief to strike out
the side for West Bladen in the fifth
The Knights jumped in front with five
runs in the first inning. Junior C. J.
Singletary drew a walk, and junior Trevor
Lesane walloped a double. Back-to-back
fielder’s choices by Clay Allen and Parker
Allen drove in Singletary and Lesane.
Senior catcher John Waldrop slammed a
double that scored both Clay Allen and
Parker Allen. Colby McLean, Waldrop’s
courtesy runner, scored the fifth run on
Owen Peavy’s sacrifice fly.
After Union pulled within 5-4 in the top
of the second, the Knights answered with
four runs in the bottom half. Senior Travis
Bowen smacked a single, and Singletary
smashed a double.
Lesane’s fielder’s choice plated Bowen.
Clay Allen walked, and Parker Allen’s
fielder’s choice brought home Singletary.
Waldrop knocked in a run with a single, and
Britt cracked a 2-run single that pushed the
lead to 9-4.
Bowen led off the third inning with a
double, and Lesane blasted a double that
one-hopped the leftfield fence and drove in
Bowen. Clay Allen slapped a single to right,
and Parker Allen drove in Lesane with a
single. Britt ripped a double to the
left-centerfield gap that scored both Clay
Allen and Parker Allen.
Lesane and Clay Allen cracked singles to
begin the Knight fifth. McLean drew a walk
to load the bases, and Peavy was hit by a
pitch to force home Lesane. Malcom Vaught
who was the courtesy runner for Clay Allen
raced home on a wild pitch to end the game
via the ten-run rule.
Lesane batted 3-4 with two doubles and
two runs batted in. Britt knocked in four
runs with his 2-3 performance that included
a double. Waldrop doubled and singled and
drove in three runs.
Bowen was 2-3 with a double, and Clay
Allen finished 2-3 with two runs batted in.
Singletary added a double, and Parker Allen
had a single.
Coach Kim Cain’s Knights evened their
conference record at 4-4 and will travel to
West Columbus Thursday (today) for a 7 p.m.