Loretto 8, Spring Hill 5: Loretto used a five-run third inning to put away Spring Hill on Friday.
The Raiders walked the bases loaded in the second and third innings, leading to seven runs. Two runs plated in the second on a fielder’s choice and a wild pitch. In the third, the Mustangs scored on a walk, error and passed ball, along with a Tristan Green single mixed in.
Spring Hill got a run back in the fourth and a pair in the fifth. Brantley Whitwell was hit by a pitch and scored on a Dylan Hargrove double. He would score on a Quent Mizer single. Spring Hill was able to cut the lead to 8-4 later in the fifth when Mizer scored on a ground out.
Clint Seymore got the win on the hill for Loretto, going four innings and striking out six.
Summit 5, Green Hill 2: Cameron Lee singled in the top of the seventh to break a 2-2 tie and an error allowed Tre Hunter and Austin Kincaid to add a pair of insurance runs for Summit before Parker Dean shut down Green Hill in the bottom half to close out the win.
Alex Runk opened the scoring in the first after A Nephew was hit by a pitch and stole second base. The Hawks tied the game and took a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the second on an error and a bases-loaded walk.
The Spartans tied it back in the fourth with a Kincaid single that scored Logan Franzoni. Kincaid finished with a pair of hits and the RBI.
Devin Thrain went four innings for Summit, striking out five for the Spartans.
Columbia Acad. 11, Hillwood 0: A nine-run third inning broke open a scoreless game for the Bulldogs, who improved to 4-0 on the season with the win on Friday.
Mason Raffauf got the start on the bump for the Bulldogs, earning the win, while Jacob Wair and Tyler Stephens helped complete the one-hit shutout. Raffauf struck out six and Stephens sat down the side on strikes in the fifth to end the game.
Tennessee signee Kavares Tears continued his hot start to the season with an RBI double in the third and later scoring on an error. Stephens added a pair of hits to his stellar pitching line, going 2-for-3 and scoring two runs.
Columbia Central 3, Murfreesboro Central 0: Kameron Smith and Victor Ramirez got the Lions on the scoreboard late in the opening half, Mason Hollandsworth added a second-half goal and Dane Holley posted his second shutout of the season as Central moved to 2-0 with a win in the Meet Me In the Middle Classic at the Richard Siegel Soccer Complex in Murfreesboro.
Central, which opened the season Tuesday night with a 3-0 victory at District 8-AAA rival Shelbyville, returns to Murfreesboro for an 11 a.m. contest Saturday against Gallatin, followed by a 5 p.m matchup against Siegel.
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