Knightstown 15, Alexandria 5The Panthers hosted the Tigers Tuesday evening and ran off with the lead late in the game for the 10-run victory. The game was tied 5-5 with Knightstown batting in the bottom of the fifth inning when Brayden McDaniel drew a walk, scoring one run.
Knightstown secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the fifth inning. Aaron Reagan, McDaniel, Robert Porter, Gunnar Hannis, Brock Corbett, and Mason Muncy each had RBI in the frame.
The Panthers fired up the offense in the first inning, when Muncy singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.
After Alexandria scored one run in the top of the second, Knightstown answered with one of its own.
Bryce Gorman was the winning pitcher for the Panthers. The hurler surrendered two runs on two hits over 1 2/3 innings, striking out three. Carson Smith threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Kole Stewart took the loss for the Tigers. The pitcher went one inning, allowing seven runs on two hits in relief.
Corbett started the game on the hill for Knightstown going 3 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on one hit, striking out three and walking one.
Knightstown totaled ten hits in the game. Corbett, Hannis, and Muncy each collected multiple hits for the Panthers. Corbett led the the hosts with three hits in four at-bats.
Congratulations to Coach Robbie Miller on his first win as head coach of Knightstown.
The Panthers traveled to Lebanon Wednesday evening to face another band of Tigers in a big-cat fight.