The Highland Scots JV baseball team fell to visiting East Knox by a score of 9-7 on Wednesday night at Highland Baseball Field. The Scots struck first as 3B/SS Zach Schmidt was driven in by C Adi Karya on a groundout. The Bulldogs scored one of their own in the 2nd inning and went ahead 3-1 in the 3rd. The Scots responded with two of their own in the 4th to even the score at 3-3 as SS/LF Zane Groves and CF/P Jace Brooks each crossed the plate. The Scots put up four runs in the 5th to go ahead 7-3. However, the Bulldogs came back and put up six runs in the 7th to make the score 9-7, which ended up being the final. Zach Liddle started on the mound for the Scots and threw ten strikeouts as received a no decision after pitching five innings with three runs allowed on one hit, three walks, and two HBP. Brooks threw 1.2 innings and received the loss after throwing three strikeouts and allowing six runs on two hits, three walks, and one HBP. Groves pitched the final 0.1 inning and had a strikeout. Schmidt led the Scots in scoring with two runs after going 2-3 with a BB. Scoring one run each was LF/CF Layton Shaffer (1-4, RBI), Karya (1-4, RBI), P/RF Liddle (1-4, ROE), Groves (0-3, 2 ROE), Brooks (0-2, 2 HBP). DH Brayden Wiggand (1-4) had an RBI single in the 5th. The Scots (4-1, 1-1) are in league action again this Friday at home against Cardington. First pitch is scheduled for 5:15 p.m.
- 9 East Knox High School
- 7 Highland High School
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