Thursday, March 23, 2017
Fairfield Central High School
Batesburg-Leesville High School
Batesburg-Leesville Panthers Varsity grabbed an early lead on its way to a 14-4 victory over Fairfield Central on Thursday. Batesburg-Leesville Panthers Varsity scored on a walk by Cameron Peterson, a walk by Nasir Clark, a single by Jake Scruggs, a single by Josh Scruggs, a single by Hunter Bedenbaugh, a double by Parker Eargle, and a passed ball in the first inning.
Batesburg-Leesville Panthers Varsity earned the victory despite allowing Fairfield Central to score three runs in the fifth inning. Fairfield Central’s big inning was driven by a double by Stanley McManus and a double by Travious Williams.
Batesburg-Leesville Panthers Varsity took an early lead in the first inning. Cameron Peterson drove in a run when he walked with the bases loaded.
Fairfield Central scored three runs in the fifth inning. The big inning for Fairfield Central came thanks to a double by McManus and a double by Williams.
Payton Dawkins earned the win for Batesburg-Leesville Panthers Varsity. He threw five innings, allowing three runs, five hits, and striking out four. Jacob McManus took the loss for Fairfield Central. He tossed seven innings, giving up 14 runs, 15 hits, and striking out three.
Batesburg-Leesville Panthers Varsity had 15 hits in the game. Jake Scruggs, Hunter Bedenbaugh, and Tristan Wheeler each collected multiple hits for Batesburg-Leesville Panthers Varsity. Bedenbaugh, Josh Scruggs, and Kirkland Dukes each drove in two runs to lead Batesburg-Leesville Panthers Varsity.