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Murray Baseball Clinches Lead In Ninth Inning To Defeat Taylorsville
Murray nabbed the lead late in the game in a 15-9 victory over Taylorsville on Wednesday. The game was tied at eight with Murray Spartans Varsity batting in the top of the ninth when Jaxon Konishi singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.
Dillyn Thomas collected six hits in six at bats to help lead Murray Spartans Varsity to victory. Thomas singled in the second, singled in the fifth, doubled in the sixth, singled in the seventh, singled in the ninth, and singled in the ninth.
Taylorsville opened up an early lead in the first inning when C Wilkinson singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Murray Spartans Varsity knotted the game up at eight in the top of the seventh inning. Thomas singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
After Murray Spartans Varsity scored one run in the top of the sixth, Taylorsville answered with one of their own. Murray Spartans Varsity scored when Thomas doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run. Taylorsville then answered when Wilkinson singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Devin Brown earned the win for Murray Spartans Varsity. He surrendered five runs on seven hits over four innings, striking out four. Ben Beal threw four innings in relief out of the bullpen.
#51 took the loss for Taylorsville. He lasted five innings, allowing three hits and four runs while striking out four.
Davis Foster started the game for Murray Spartans Varsity. He lasted one inning, allowing three hits and four runs while striking out one. He came back in the game in the ninth to close it out on the mound.
Murray Spartans Varsity racked up 12 hits on the day. Thomas, Kaden Boyle, Connor Preece, Jonah McBride, and Easton Sprague all managed multiple hits for Murray Spartans Varsity. Thomas led Murray Spartans Varsity with six hits in six at bats.