Mt. Vernon Wildcat Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 9-2 loss to Gibson Southern on Friday. Gibson Southern scored on a single by Hupp and a single by Lintzenich in the first inning.
The Mt. Vernon Wildcat Varsity struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Gibson Southern, giving up nine runs.
Gibson Southern got things moving in the first inning. Hupp drove in one when he singled.
Gibson Southern scored three runs in the sixth inning. The offensive firepower by Gibson Southern was led by Hurless, Hamilton, and Brievogel, all driving in runs in the frame.
Malone was credited with the victory for Gibson Southern. He lasted seven innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out three.
Kaden Hamilton took the loss for Mt. Vernon Wildcat Varsity. He allowed six hits and four runs over five innings, striking out one and walking one.
Mt. Vernon Wildcat Varsity tallied one home run on the day. Hayden Huss went yard in the seventh inning.
Huss, Hunter Wiltshire, and Hamilton each collected one hit to lead Mt. Vernon Wildcat Varsity.
Gibson Southern scattered 11 hits in the game. Sellers, Hurless, Hupp, and Colbert all collected multiple hits for Gibson Southern. Gibson Southern didn’t commit a single error in the field. Hamilton had four chances in the field, the most on the team.