Wolverines beat Owen, Henry in double-header

Special to The State Journal Published:

OWENTON — Western Hills’ baseball team won two games Saturday at Owen County High School, defeating the Rebels 7-4 and Henry County 15-2.

WHHS (9-10) scored three runs in the fourth inning, three more in the sixth and one in the seventh inning against Owen County.

The Rebels scored single runs in the fifth and sixth innings and added two runs in the bottom of the seventh.

Cameron Barton went 3-for-4 with three singles and two runs batted in for the Wolverines.
Kyle Fisher hit a home run and single for Western Hills, Tyler Anglin hit a double and single, Jesse Howard singled twice, Kyle Stevens hit a double, and Thomas Bennett and Logan Etherington each had a base hit.

Fisher was WHHS’ starting pitcher and went 3 2/3 innings. Dalton Tucker pitched the next 1 1/3 innings, and Zack Barker and Etherington each pitched one inning.

Owen County had five hits, two from Michael Stewart. All of the Rebels’ hits were singles.

Jacob Harris and Josh Spaulding pitched for Owen.

Western Hills had little trouble against Henry County, pounding out 13 hits while limiting the Wildcats to five in a game that was called after the sixth inning.

Those with hits for WHHS were Stevens with three singles, Anglin, Bennett, Barton and Brendan Cummins with two singles each, and Howard and Etherington each with a single.

Seth Roush pitched the first five innings for the Wolverines and Stevens came on in relief for the last inning.

Ethan Tuggle singled twice for Henry County, and Dylan Adams, Connor Smith and Landon New pitched.

Western Hills’ next game is at home Tuesday against Woodford County.

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