TROY – Troy Christian found itself down 3-0 to Twin Valley South on Wednesday when the game was called due to poor weather conditions. The Eagles returned Thursday refocused and after South plated a run in the top of the fourth, Troy Christian crushed the ball in the bottom of the inning for 11 runs.
The big hits came on three home runs – two three-run homers by Lucas Day and a two-run homer by Matthew Major.
It was all Troy Christian needed as it advanced with an 11-4 win.
The Eagles tallied 12 hits and overcame 5 fielding errors.
Lucas Day went 2-for-4 with 2 home runs, 6 RBI and 2 runs score, while Matthew Major went 1-for-1 with a home run, 1 RBI, 1 runs scored and walked three times.
Zane Harris and Gavin Blore had 2 hits each, while Connor Frye, Camden Koukol, Ben Major, Paul McDonald and Judah Simmons all record one it.
Gavin Blore, Connor Frye and Zane Harris combined in the pitching effort where they allowed 6 hits and walked 5.