A’s squeeze out win over PCI

Published 1:32 pm Saturday, June 2, 2012

The First National Bank and Trust Athletics were just that – athletic, in their close 1-run win over PCI Red Tuesday.

The A’s had to come from behind in their 9-8 win as PCI got on the scoreboard first with a first inning run by Bailey Williams. The Red continued to add to their lead in the second inning with runs from Jayce Sells, Matthew Harris, Cameron Wynn, Trace Sells and Garret Chance, taking a 6-0 lead to shut out the As heading into the third.

FNB&T would show their mettle early in the third inning, however, bouncing back to tie up the game with runs from Jacoby James, Sam Smith, Jacob Harrison, Bryant Quimby, Tyler Renthroe and Jaylen Lee.

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Both teams mounted strong defensive efforts in the fourth inning, keeping the opposing offenses scoreless, but the fifth inning would prove to be the game changer as both squads found home plate several times.

For PCI, Williams crossed home plate for  a second time and a score from Damon Rolin gave the Red a late 8-6 lead, but a late surge from the Athletics would give them the 9-8 win following scores from Smith, Harrison and Lee.

PCI Blue 15, Fidelis Wildcats 0
In a week of close scores and tied games, a huge shut out victory for PCI Blue over the Fidelis Wildcats stood alone in Cal Ripken action as the big offensive game of the week.

PCI scored early and often in the contest getting on the board in the first inning with runs from Kameron Bowen, Jason Davis, Tyler Rolin, Bill Rolin and A.J. Lowery to take a 5-0 lead.

PCI continued to find home plate in the second inning with scores from Tucker Spence and Colton Kent. Crossing home for the second time in the game were Brown, Davis, Tyler Rolin and Billy Rolin, leaving the Wildcats trailing 11-0 to close out the second inning.

The third inning would see PCI pull out of reach of the Wildcats as Dawson Coy contributed a run to push the Blue’s lead to 12-0. Brown added his third score of the night, as did Davis and Spence added his second run of the game, catapulting the score to 15-0 and closing out the game in just the third inning.