Raiders solid in 3 wins over Mt. Hermon
Pine’s Raiders took three from Mt. Hermon this week.
They defeated the Yellow Jackets, 9-0, Tuesday and won a doubleheader Thursday, 17-6 and 22-4.
Rion Terrell was strong on the mound Tuesday at home for Pine, throwing five shutout innings. He allowed two hits with five strikeouts and three walks.
Offensively, Terrell had a hit.
Jonathan Lyons relieved Terrell in the sixth and finished things off with two hitless innings, as he struck out four.
The Raiders had just five hits, as the Yellow Jackets committed 11 errors.
Mt. Hermon’s pitching staff allowed earned runs.
Ethan Knight recorded two hits, two runs scored and a run batted in for the Raiders.
Jamie Adcox and Hunter Cooper posted the other two hits for Pine.
Adcox drove in a run and tallied twice.
Cooper’s hit was a double, and he posted a run.
Jordan Phelps drove in a run and scored once.
Connor Holmes tallied twice, Will Polk crossed the plate once.
Mt. Hermon’s two hits were one each by Trey Roberts and Chandler Johnson.
Davin Frazier was the losing pitcher.
Both of Thursday’s games, which were at Mt. Hermon, went five innings.
In Thursday’s 17-6 contest, Pine jumped out to a 10-0 lead after one before going on to the victory.
Phelps recorded three hits, including a triple, and two RBIs for Pine.
Lyons singled twice and drove in two.
Cooper, Austin Temples, Connor Ard, Seth Brown, Kaleb Voth, Trey Cooper, Dakota Cobb and Landon Fonda all had a hit for the Raiders.
Hunter Cooper’s hit was a double. He scored twice and had a run batted in.
Temples drove in two runs while Ard scored three times.
Brown recorded a double, an RBI and a run scored while Voth tallied a run and Trey Cooper had a double and two runs scored.
Cobb’s doubled and posted two runs. Fonda had an RBI and a run scored.
Also for Pine, Jonathan Shelby scored a run, Ian Turner logged an RBI, Polk scored twice and drove in a run, and Tate Roach had two runs scored.
Phelps was the winning pitcher.
Mt. Hermon finished with four hits.
Frazier, Smith, Byron Hyatt and Trey Roberts had one each.
Frazier scored two runs while Smith scored once and drove in one. Hyatt posted an RBI and Roberts tallied a run.
Johnson and Jase Fortenberry scored a run each for Mt. Hermon. Fortenberry also had an RBI, as did Cody Wages.
Preston Knight was the losing pitcher.
In the 22-4 contest, Pine led, 9-4, after four, but put up 13 runs in the fifth to reflect the final score.
Eight players accounted for Pine’s nine hits.
Brown recorded two hits and three runs scored for the Raiders.
Holmes, Adcox, Ethan Knight, Roach, Lyons, Ard and Terrell posted one hit each.
Holmes drove in a run and scored once, Adcox finished with three runs scored and an RBI.
Knight tallied twice and had an RBI. Roach drove in two and scored once. Lyons, Terrell and Ard logged an RBI and a run scored each.
Also for Pine, Voth, D.J. Thomas, Polk and Fonda scored once and drove in one each. Hunter Cooper scored four runs.
Temples drive in a run.
Winning pitcher Ard threw three shutout innings of three-hit ball with six strikeouts and two walks.
Johnson singled twice and drove in a run for the Yellow Jackets.
Frazier, Smith and Roberts had one hit each.
Frazier’s hit was a double while Smith drove in a run and Roberts tallied a run and an RBI.
Matthew Tetreau, Fortenberry and Dylan Clark posted one run each, and Preston Knight drove in a run.
Smith was the losing pitcher.