GLOUSTER, Ohio — The Tornadoes keep rolling. The Southern baseball team defeated Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division opponent Trimble 10-1 Monday night in Athens County to remain undefeated on the campaign.
Southern (12-0, 7-0 TVC Hocking) wasted no time getting the lead, scoring five runs on four hits and two walks in the top of the opening frame. Trimble answered back with a run in the bottom of the first to cut the lead to 5-1.
The Tornadoes added a pair of runs in the third and the fourth innings to extend their lead to 9-1. SHS manufactured a run in the sixth innings without the support of a hit and led 10-1. The Tomcats failed to make up the deficit and fell 10-1 on their home field. This marks the fourth sraight loss for the Tomccats.
Danny Ramthun earned the win for Southern after pitching seven innings and giving up one run on three hits and a walk. Ramthun struck out six batters.
Justin Jewell earned the loss for Trimble after pitching two frames and giving up five runs on four hits and two walks.
The Torandoes hitting was led by Ethan Martin, Danny Ramthun, Adam Pape, and Dustin Custer with two hits apiece. Trenton Deem and Marcus hill each had one hit in the contest. Ramthun scored three runs to lead SHS.
Three Tomcats had hits in the contest, they were JD Chesser, Jacob Hooper, and Austin Dawn.
The Toradoes return to action Wednesday at 5 p.m. when they host TVC Hocking foe Miller at Star Mill Park.