Hillsboro baseball drops to 0-14


The Hillsboro Indians made the trip up to Miami Trace High School for the second of back-to-back Frontier Athletic Conference games Tuesday with the Panthers. At HHS Monday, Miami Trace won the game, 10-0 in five innings. On Tuesday, it was another run-rule victory by the Panthers over the Indians, this time by a score of 17-3.

Miami Trace had 11 hits and committed two errors, while Hillsboro had six hits and two errors.

Cam Morton started for the Panthers and got the win. He pitched four innings allowing five hits, three runs (all earned), seven walks and seven strikeouts.

Konnor May pitched one inning, striking out two.

Ashton Clemons started and took the loss for Hillsboro. He pitched one inning with six hits, nine runs (six earned) and four walks.

Ben Miller pitched 1.2 innings with one hit, two runs (both earned), four walks and two strikeouts.

Logan Zurface pitched one-third of an inning with four hits and six runs (four earned) with one walk and one strikeout and Brayden Hunter pitched one inning, striking out three.

Miller and Zurface each hit one batter.

Hillsboro put a run on the board in the top of the first. The Panthers had an answer for that in the form of a three-run bottom of the first. The Indians scored one run in the second, to which the Panthers’ reply was six runs in the bottom of the second. Hillsboro scored what turned out to be its final run of the game in the top of the third, finding themselves trailing, 9-3. The Panthers put two runs on the board in the third and six in the fourth. The game was called after Hillsboro failed to score in the fifth, in accordance with the 10-run rule.

For the Indians, Jack Cornele, Wesley Bailey, Gavin Greer, Walker Pence, Zack Burwinkel and Nic Burns each had one base hit. They were all singles. Cornele had two stolen bases, while Burns and Bailey each had one. Corenele, Pence and Burns crossed the plate for Hillsboro.

The Panthers improved to 9-6 overall, 5-1 in the conference.

Hillsboro fell to 0-14 overall, 0-8 in the FAC.

Hillsboro visits Mitchell Park in Greenfield to play the McClain Tigers Monday, before returning home to take on the Tigers Tuesday.


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Chris Hoppes is the sports editor for the Record-Herald in Washington C.H.

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