The Summers County High School baseball team opened their 2022 season with a 9-8 victory over the PikeView Panthers on Monday, March 21st.
Freshman Jake Boone started on the mound for the Bobcats. Senior Sam Whittaker and Sophomore Ben Lane relieved Boone.
The Bobcats gained a 1-0 lead in the first inning when a wild pitch by PikeView allowed Sophomore Brandan Isaac to score. Neither team scored again until the fourth inning when PikeView scored five runs. The Bobcats answered in the next three innings by scoring eight runs. The Panthers scored three runs in the seventh inning, ending the game, 9-8.
Whittaker, Junior Peyton Miller, Junior Xander Hudgins, and Lane had one hit each. The majority of the Bobcats’ runs resulted from walks and wild pitches by PikeView.
Miller led in RBIs (Runs Batted In) with three. Hudgins had two, and Grady Allen & Lane each had one.
The Bobcats will play their first home game on Friday, March 25th at 5:30 p.m. Come out and support!