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Madisonville Miners Drops Game To Paducah Chiefs After Late Score


Madisonville Miners stayed in it until the end, but Paducah Chiefs pulled away late in a 12-6 victory on Sunday. The game was tied at two with Paducah Chiefs batting in the top of the sixth when Carson Shacklett tripled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.

Despite the loss, Madisonville Miners did collect eight hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Paducah Chiefs had 21 hits on the way to victory.

Paducah Chiefs got things moving in the second inning, when Nicholas Rucker hit a solo homer.

Paducah Chiefs evened things up at two in the top of the fifth inning. Reid Pope drove in one when he singled. After Paducah Chiefs scored three runs in the top of the seventh, Madisonville Miners answered with three of their own. 

Paducah Chiefs scored when Pope doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs and Alan Roden doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run. Madisonville Miners then answered when Colton Olasin tripled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs and Cam Diaz grounded out, scoring one run.

Paducah Chiefs took the lead for good with seven runs in the sixth inning. In the sixth Pierce Mitchum singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run, Drew Hudson singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run, Grayson Taylor doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs, and Rucker singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.

Sawyer Smallwood was the winning pitcher for Paducah Chiefs. He surrendered four runs on four hits over four innings, striking out seven.

Ian Concevitch took the loss for Madisonville Miners. He allowed three hits and five runs walking zero.

Palmer Campbell started the game for Paducah Chiefs. He lasted five innings, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out three Justin Hallum started the game for Madisonville Miners. He allowed nine hits and two runs over five innings, striking out two and walking zero.

Olasin went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Madisonville Miners in hits.

Paducah Chiefs collected 21 hits. Pope, Mitchum, Rucker, Shacklett, Roden, and Taylor each managed multiple hits for Paducah Chiefs. Paducah Chiefs didn't commit a single error in the field. Roden had 11 chances in the field, the most on the team.

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