Bell falls 14-0 to Jackets


Bobcats continue hunt to snap losing streak

By Anthony Cloud - [email protected]



Photos by Anthony Cloud | Daily News Victor Morris hits a single during Friday’s game against Williamsburg. The senior went 1-for-2 on the night. The Bobcats lost 14-0 to the Yellow Jackets.


DJ Estes catches a fly ball during Friday’s game against Williamsburg.


Bell County tried to end a four-game losing streak on Friday when they hosted Williamsburg. The Yellow Jackets went on a run late in the game en route to a 14-0 victory over the Bobcats.

Bell County tallied four hits on the night. Jordan Smith finished the game 1-for-3 with a single in the first inning. Seth Huff went 1-for-2 while reaching base on a single. Jordan Wombles hit a single in the third inning, and Victor Morris reached first on a single in the fourth.

Williamsburg jumped on top 1-0 in the first. Hunter Brown crossed home plate in the second to increase the lead to 2-0.

Bell put runners on base in the bottom half of the second but came up empty handed. Huff reached first on a a single with one out on the board. JM Baker was walked following a fly out by Morris.

A strike out ended the inning with two runners stranded on base.

The Yellow Jackets began to rally in the top of the fourth. A Brown RBI double gave Williamsburg a 3-0 lead.

Clay Kysar hit a two-run double two batters later to balloon the lead to 5-0 with no outs on the board. He crossed home plate on a RBI by Trey Hendrix to widen the margin to 6-0. Hedrix and William Hudson scored runs before the inning ended to give Williamsburg an 8-0 lead.

Bell County was able to get a runner on base in the bottom half of the inning. With two outs, Morris hit a single and then stole second with Baker at the plate. A strike out ended the inning with Morris left on base.

The Yellow Jackets went on another six-run rally in the fifth to end the game early. A RBI single by Kysar increased the Williamsburg lead to 9-0. A Hendrix RBI brought the score to 10-0.

Hudson, Cameron Bowen, Justin Murry and Jake Harrison also scored in the inning to secure the 14-run victory over the Bobcats.

Up Next

Following a loss to Barbourville on Saturday, Bell County (3-9) will host Harlan (3-8) at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Williamsburg (6-6) battled Whitley County (6-9) on Monday.

Reach Anthony Cloud at 606-302-9090 or on Twitter @AnthonyCloudMDN

Photos by Anthony Cloud | Daily News Victor Morris hits a single during Friday’s game against Williamsburg. The senior went 1-for-2 on the night. The Bobcats lost 14-0 to the Yellow Jackets.
http://middlesborodailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_Vic-Morris.jpgPhotos by Anthony Cloud | Daily News Victor Morris hits a single during Friday’s game against Williamsburg. The senior went 1-for-2 on the night. The Bobcats lost 14-0 to the Yellow Jackets.

DJ Estes catches a fly ball during Friday’s game against Williamsburg.
http://middlesborodailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_DJ-Estes-1.jpgDJ Estes catches a fly ball during Friday’s game against Williamsburg.
Bobcats continue hunt to snap losing streak

By Anthony Cloud

[email protected]

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU


3:45 pm |    
Going green for Earth Day
6:15 am
Updated: 6:15 am. |    
Enjoy a local rare river
comments powered by Disqus