It came down to the last play, but Indian Creek Braves JV was on the wrong end of a 10-9 defeat to Franklin Community on Thursday. The game was tied at nine with Franklin Community batting in the bottom of the seventh when Rhinehold was struck by a pitch, driving in a run.
Xavier Ferris collected four hits in defeat. Ferris singled in the first, singled in the third, doubled in the fifth, and tripled in the sixth.
Indian Creek Braves JV got things moving in the first inning, when Jacob Fending singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
In the bottom of the sixth inning, Franklin Community tied things up at eight when Klem singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs.
Indian Creek Braves JV scored five runs in the sixth inning. The offensive onslaught by Indian Creek Braves JV was led by Ferris, Mason Britt, and Zach Scott, all driving in runs in the frame.
Franklin Community scored four runs in the fifth inning. Franklin Community offense in the inning was led by Rhinehold, Sullivan, and Mann, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Rhinehold led the Franklin Community to victory on the pitcher’s mound. He went two innings, allowing six runs on one hit and striking out one.
Chris Long took the loss for Indian Creek Braves JV. He lasted one inning, allowing two hits and two runs while striking out one.
Ross started the game for Franklin Community. He surrendered three runs on six hits over five innings, striking out four Ferris started the game for Indian Creek Braves JV. He surrendered two runs on two hits over four innings, striking out five and walking zero
Ferris led Indian Creek Braves JV with four hits in four at bats.