Boyle baseball moves to 4-0 with lopsided win

Boyle County baseball pounded out nine runs in the first inning, jumping all over host Thomas Nelson 12-2 in Monday’s game.

The Rebels added two runs in the second and another in the third to take a 12-1 lead through three.

Cameron Walker led Boyle with two hits, and Alex Sergent drove in a pair of runs. The Rebels had nine hits.

Tevin Leigh struck out five batters in two innings of work. Kaden Gervacio had a pair of Ks in two innings.

Boyle, which has outscored its opponents 53-9 this year, improved to 4-0 with the win. Next up is a home game against Franklin County tonight.

WEST JESSAMINE 2, DANVILLE 1 — Brian Baxa allowed only one earned run in 5 2/3 innings, but the Admirals fell on the road to the No. 11 team in the state.

Baxa gave up six hits and three walks, but he struck out eight batters. Of his 125 pitches, 85 went for strikes.

Mason Schroeder drove in Ellison Stanfield in the top of the third inning, cutting the Colts lead to 2-1. Despite out-hitting the Colts 8-6, the Ads couldn’t get any closer.

Danville fell to 4-1 with the loss. The Ads host Madison Southern tonight.

TATES CREEK 2, MERCER COUNTY 0 — Mason Hazelwood struck out seven batters in five innings, but Tates Creek made a two-run first inning stand up in its home win.

The loss dropped the Titans to 0-3. They’ll go for their first win Thursday when they host Lexington Catholic.

SOFTBALL

GARRARD COUNTY 11, SOUTHWESTERN 6 — The Golden Lions pounded out 16 hits en route to another home win. The Lions are 4-0 and have outscored their foes 52-13.

Sam Adams and Elle Montgomery led the charge with three hits each. Adams had three runs and three RBIs, also hitting a home run. Montgomery added two runs and one RBI.

Sis Logan had two hits, including a homer, while scoring twice and driving in two. Maddy Day, Olivia Saylor and Kelsi Moss also had two hits apiece.

Kelsey Perkins allowed six runs on nine hits through seven innings. She walked four and struck out seven.

“Kelsey Perkins was able to pick up a win for us when she didn’t have her ‘A’ game,” Garrard coach Todd Montgomery said. “Tonight was a good learning moment for her by being able to finish out the game.”

The Lions travel to North Laurel tonight.

DUNBAR 6, BOYLE COUNTY 2 — Dunbar struck early, holding a 5-0 lead through two innings and held on for a win over the visiting Rebels.

Katy Grace Chadwell worked four innings for Boyle, striking out a pair of batters.

Boyle, which fell to 1-1, next hosts Southwestern on Thursday.

GIRLS TENNIS

DANVILLE 3, LINCOLN COUNTY 2 — Eleanor Grubbs and Grace Crawford clinched the win for Danville with an 8-6 win at first doubles. Elizabeth Joiner and Annabelle Graves notched singles wins for the Admirals.

Maggie Peck and Grace Muse won at second doubles for the Patriots, and Adie Hogue and Chandler Otto won at third.

BOYLE COUNTY 9, SOUTHWESTERN 0 — The Rebels improved to 3-0 on the season with the sweep at Centre. Grace McDaniel and Monika Jusufovic recorded their first varsity wins for the Rebels.

Anna Duncan won at first singles 8-0. Mia Kendrick won at second, Kate Leahey won at third, Laura Nolan won at fourth, Molly Wise took fifth singles, and McDaniel took sixth singles.

Leahey and Nolan rolled at first doubles 8-3. Delaney Simpson and Laney Robbins took care of second doubles, and Wise and Jusufovic won at third.

CASEY COUNTY 3, EAST JESSAMINE 2 — Kristen Hogue and Gena Cravens easily won their singles matches as Casey improved to 5-0 with their home win.

Amber Pierce lost a tough match at first singles, 6-0, 6-1 to Casey Kibler.

Abi Crew and Bekah Cochran won at second doubles to secure the win for Casey.

BOYS TENNIS

BOYLE COUNTY 4, SOUTHWESTERN 1 — Chase Frisby, Jackson Mesplay and Sam Clark all won their singles matches, helping the Rebels improve to 3-0.

Adrian Van Steenlandt and Josh Bishop won at first doubles. Justin Sheegog and Cameron Carter won at second doubles, their first varsity wins for Boyle.

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