Wildcats’ bats fall silent against Goblins at Classic


Harrison was held scoreless for four innings against Watson Chapel during a consolation game of the Billy Bock Classic on Saturday.

But Harrison had enough to beat the Wildcats as Harrison picked up a 3-1 victory.

Harrison scored two runs in the first inning. After Matt McClain struck out the leadoff batter, he walked Harrison’s Brandon Curry and gave up a hit to Jacob Hedges. Dalton Lovell and Logan Murray followed with RBI singles to put Harrison up 2-0 after the first inning.

Jenner Jones led off the second inning for Harrison with a double and later scored on a ground out for a 3-0 lead.

Watson Chapel got its run in the fifth inning. Landen Colson was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning and later scored on Zach Bradford’s RBI single.

Watson Chapel was held to four hits in the game by Harrison’s Brady Bulsworth. McClain went six innings and gave up six hits, walked three, hit two and struck out five. After the first two innings, McClain only gave up two hits.

Woodlawn 14, Marked Tree 3

After having a 1-0 lead after three innings, Woodlawn’s offense exploded. The Bears scored nine runs in the fourth inning, which led to a 14-3 win over Marked Tree Saturday in a Billy Bock Classic consolation game.

The game was called after five innings due to the mercy rule.

Jacob Richardson got the win for Woodlawn as he pitched the first three innings and gave up three hits and struck out two batters.

Dillon Miller came on in relief and pitched the final two innings. He gave up four hits, walked a batter and struck out one.

At the plate, Richardson helped his own cause with a two-run double. Miller was also 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

Brett Boyd was 2-for-4 for Woodlawn (8-1) and had three RBIs. Gavin Johnston and Daniel Rissinger each had two RBIs.

Harrison 12, Marked Tree 4

Harrison jumped out to a 3-0 lead and did not look back as the Goblins beat Marked Tree 12-4 in a Billy Bock Classic consolation game.

Harrison added two runs in the third inning, three in the fourth, one in the fifth, two in the sixth and one in the eight.

Marked Tree scored all four of its runs in the sixth inning.