Pierce County beats the Bulldogs in extra innings again

For the second year in a row the Pierce County Bears came to Jacky Jones Field and beat the Toombs County Bulldogs in a game which was tied at two after the regulation seven innings. In 2015 the Bears prevailed in nine innings and in this years match up Pierce won the game in eight innings 4-3. Watch a Salaine Meadows slideshow

Pierce scored two runs in the top of the eighth without hitting the ball out of the infield. An error and a bunt single set the table and the two runs scored on a fielders choice and a second bunt.

The Bulldogs scored a run in the bottom of the eighth. Nick Curtis led off with a triple and he scored on an error. Jordan Usher reached on the Bear mistake and was standing at third when the game ended on a grounder to short.

Usher put the Bulldogs up 2-0 in the third inning with a two-out single which drove in Logan McGowan, who reached on a single, and George Lucke. who walked.

Curtis pitched all eight innings and allowed five hits and three earned runs with nine strikeouts and only one walk.

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NIck Curtis pitched eight strong innings
Right fielder Logan McGowan catches a liner in the first inning
Right fielder Logan McGowan catches a liner in the first inning
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D.R. Meadow tags out a Bear in a rundown
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George Lucke scores a third inning run
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Jordan Usher stands on first after his two-out two run single in the third inning

 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
PIERRCE COUNTY 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 4 7 3
TOOMBS COUNTY 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 4
Pierce County
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Stetson Bennett 4 0 1 1 0 0
Logan Paul 4 1 0 0 0 0
Cody Williams 4 1 1 0 0 1
Ben Tuten 4 1 2 1 0 1
Klay Allen 3 0 1 2 0 0
Kris Wishaw 2 0 0 0 0 2
Walker Sinclair 2 0 0 0 0 1
Derrin Cox 1 0 0 0 0 1
Johnny Water 2 1 0 0 0 1
Luke Revels 3 0 1 0 0 1
Nick Golub 1 0 0 0 1 0
Seth Horton 1 0 1 0 0 0
Jackson Knowlton
Tanner Bryant
Totals 31 4 7 4 1 8
Batting

2B: Stetson Bennett
TB: Stetson Bennett 2, Cody Williams, Ben Tuten 2, Klay Allen, Seth Horton, Luke Revels
RBI: Stetson Bennett, Ben Tuten, Klay Allen 2
SAC: Klay Allen
ROE: Logan Paul, Klay Allen
FC: Logan Paul
SB: Cody Williams, Ben Tuten, Bryce Bowen, Tanner Bryant
CS: Ben Tuten
PIK: Kris Wishaw

Totals

Team QAB: 13 (39.39%)
Stetson Bennett 2, Cody Williams, Ben Tuten 2, Klay Allen 3, Walker Sinclair, Nick Golub, Kris Wishaw, Johnny Water, Seth Horton

Team LOB: 5

Fielding

E: Stetson Bennett, Logan Paul, Jackson Knowlton

Toombs County
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
DR Meadows 2 0 0 0 1 1
Logan McGowan 4 1 1 0 0 2
George Lucke 3 1 1 0 1 1
Nick Curtis 3 1 2 0 1 1
Tristan Lynn 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Usher 4 0 1 2 0 2
Christian Conley 3 0 1 0 0 1
Kyle Knight 2 0 0 0 1 1
Bryce DeLoach 2 0 0 0 0 1
Brock Harrison 1 0 0 0 0 0
Lane Adams 3 0 0 0 0 1
Cole Graham
Totals 27 3 6 2 4 11
Batting

2B: Nick Curtis
3B: Nick Curtis
TB: George Lucke, Logan McGowan, Nick Curtis 5, Christian Conley, Jordan Usher
RBI: Jordan Usher 2
SAC: Kyle Knight, Christian Conley, Bryce DeLoach
ROE: Kyle Knight, Jordan Usher
HBP: DR Meadows
SB: George Lucke, Logan McGowan
CS: DR Meadows
PIK: Kyle Knight

Totals

Team QAB: 19 (54.29%)
DR Meadows, George Lucke 3, Lane Adams 2, Kyle Knight 2, Logan McGowan 2, Nick Curtis 3, Christian Conley 3, Bryce DeLoach 3

Team LOB: 8

Fielding

E: Kyle Knight, Bryce DeLoach 2, Cole Graham

Pierce County
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Klay Allen 2.2 58 .534 3 2 1 4 1 0
Cody Williams 5.1 76 .618 4 1 0 7 3 0
Totals 8.0 134 .582 7 3 1 11 4 0
Pitching

W: Cody Williams
HBP: Klay Allen
Pitches-Strikes: Cody Williams 76-47, Klay Allen 58-31
Groundouts-Flyouts: Cody Williams 7-1, Klay Allen 2-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Cody Williams 15-23, Klay Allen 2-12

Toombs County
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Nick Curtis 8.0 110 .655 7 4 3 8 1 0
Totals 8.0 110 .655 7 4 3 8 1 0
Pitching

L: Nick Curtis
WP: Nick Curtis
Pitches-Strikes: Nick Curtis 110-72
Groundouts-Flyouts: Nick Curtis 6-7
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Nick Curtis 23-33