Pitcher’s duel blows up in sixth; Hornets run away at Sheridan
SHERIDAN — For five innings of a South Conference game Friday night, Blaine Knight of Bryant and Tyler Raney of Sheridan were locked in a scoreless duel at Oliver Williams Field.
Raney and the Yellowjackets got out of a jam in the top of the fifth thanks in large part to a call on the bases that went their way. Then Knight and the Hornets got out of a jam in the bottom of the fifth thanks in large part to a call on the bases that went their way.
The Hornets responded to their escape, however, with an eight-run sixth in which only one of the four hits left the infield as that duel turned into a rout. Bryant erupted for seven more in the top of the seventh turning the pitcher’s duel into a 15-0 rout.