Sale Creek Loses Heartbreaker In Extra Innings

Gordonsville Edges Panthers To Advance To State Baseball Tournament

Friday, May 20, 2022
  • Friday's game against Gordonsville was a heartbreaker for Sale Creek,  as they lost the lead late in an 11-9 defeat. 
  • The Panthers collected 15 hits and Gordonsville had 15 in the high-scoring affair.
  • Sale Creek fired up the offense in the first inning when Jakob Elrod hit a solo homerun.
  • In the top of the seventh inning, Gordonsville tied things up at nine when an error scored one run.
  • The Panthers scored three runs in the fourth inning.  Javan O'Kelley and Jake Crawley all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
  • Gordonsville scored four runs in the fourth inning.
    Gordonsville's big inning was driven by singles by Brodie Sykes and Tristan Wood.
  • Kyle Adams led things off on the hill for Gordonsville. The hurler allowed 14 hits and nine runs over four innings, striking out one and walking one.
  • Camden Penny was on the pitcher's mound for Sale Creek. The right hander lasted three innings, allowing three hits and one run while walking one.  Elrod went five innings in relief.
  • The Panthers tallied three home runs on the day. Penny had a long ball in the first inning. Elrod had a homer in the first and third innings.
  • Sale Creek collected 15 hits.  Garrett Pickett, Elrod, Penny, Crawley, and Justin Griffin all managed multiple hits for the Panthers.. Elrod and Pickett each collected three hits to lead Sale Creek.
  • Gordonsville also racked up 15 hits.  Sam Albritton, Adams, Wood, Austin Ducrest, and Sykes each collected multiple hits for Gordonsville. Gordonsville stole five bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Peyton Climer led the way with two.
  • Box Score

    GORDONSVILLE        001 430 12 – 11  15  2
    SALE CREEK              213 300 00 –   9  15  7


    Adams, Glover (4) and Wood; Penney, Elrod (4) and Hillian.

    WP: Glover
    LP: Elrod
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