Early Lead For Franklin Duelers Seals Fate For Madisonville Miners
Bases: Andrew Powell
Plate: Kirk Dragoo
Madisonville Miners watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in an 11-8 loss to Franklin Duelers on Thursday.
Franklin Duelers scored on a single by Jack Banks and a single by Ethan Shelton in the second inning.
Madisonville Miners collected 12 hits and Franklin Duelers had 15 in the high-scoring affair.
In the second inning, Franklin Duelers got their offense started when Banks singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
Madisonville Miners put up five runs in the sixth inning. Shayne Lyons and Cam Diaz all drove in runs in the frame.
Brant Alazaus led the Franklin Duelers to victory on the pitcher's mound. He lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing seven hits and five runs
while striking out eight. Rylan Thomas and Matthew Crittenden entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Eddie Rives took the loss for Madisonville Miners. He lasted five innings, allowing seven hits and five runs while striking out six.
Madisonville Miners racked up 12 hits on the day. Lyons, Jacob Council, and Diaz each collected multiple hits for Madisonville Miners. Council and
Lyons each managed three hits to lead Madisonville Miners.
Franklin Duelers racked up 15 hits in the game. Tyler Estes, Banks, Shelton, John Benevolent, and Jordan Blick all managed multiple hits for Franklin
for the Box Score.