Javion Boyd

Inman Middle School runner Javion Boyd (center) dives back to first base ahead of a pickoff throw by Stewart County’s Connor Lahman (right) during a baseball game played Monday at McNeill Park. Stewart County first baseman Hayden Wallace (15) waits for the throw to arrive. Inman won the game 7-2.

 

Exploding for six runs in the fifth inning allowed the Inman Middle School baseball team to break up a close game and pin a 7-2 loss on the Stewart County Rebels Monday at McNeill Park.

The victory improves Inman’s record to 3-1-1 on the season. Inman played host to Martin on Tuesday at McNeill Park and will play in the Hulmes Classic starting Thursday but has not posted its schedule for the tournament.

 

BULLDOGS 7, REBELS 2

Stewart County held 1-0 and 2-1 leads before Inman erupted to score six times in the fifth stanza and put the win away.

Truitt Webb slugged a double for the Bulldogs and drove in a run. Javion Boyd had two hits and scored two runs. Carter Hedges, Ben Puckett and Mason Shankel all had hits while scoring runs.

Webb pitched into the fourth inning allowing two runs but only one earned run. He gave up just one hit while walking three. He had seven strikeouts.

Ashton Kemp finished the game without allowing any runs. He gave up one hit while walking two and fanning five.

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