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Pike Central Middle Baseball Slips by Floyd County Central 4-3

Photo Credit: Dewayne Thornsbury

Pike Central moves to 3-1 on the season after beating undefeated Floyd County Central 4-3 Tuesday night.

Floyd Central got on the scoreboard first in the bottom of the first inning with a Dillion Mosely single who later scored on a Jacob Bentley groundout to first base.

Pike Central grabbed the lead in the top of the third inning scoring three runs. Jarred Stanley got the Hawks third started with a single to centerfield and Cole Bowersock followed with a single to left field. Ben Huffman walked and Luke Thornsbury walked to drive in Jarred Stanley for the first run of the game for the Hawks.




Peyton Compton then singled scoring Ben Huffman and Cole Bowersock to give Pike Central a 3-1 lead.

Floyd County Central would battle back to tie the game 3-3 in the bottom of the third inning.

Ben Huffman singled to right field to start the Hawks fourth inning.

Pike Central’s Hunter Adkins drove in the game-winning run with a double off the left field fence scoring courtesy runner Brock Damron from second.

Jarred Stanley started the game on the mound for Pike Central pitching two innings, allowing three runs on one hit, striking out one and walking one.

Ben Huffman picked up the win for the Hawks in relief, pitching three innings, allowing two hits and no runs while striking out three.

Pike Central will be back in action Thursday night when they travel to Belfry to take on the Pirates. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m.

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