|Patriots drubs Bluffton, 8-2
Bluffton didn't stand a chance on Monday, as Patriots captured a blowout 8-2 win in seven innings.
Patriots scored three runs in the sixth on Patriots scored in the sixth on an error, a sacrifice fly by Jason Houston, and an RBI single by Tanner Reynolds.
Jason racked up four RBIs on two hits for Patriots.
Levi Long picked up the win for Patriots. Levi Long pitched seven innings and allowed one earned run, three hits and one walk while striking out three.
Trey Collins ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He lasted just five innings, walked four, struck out five, and allowed five runs.
The game's last lead went to Patriots thanks to a first inning rally that saw three runs cross the plate on a two-run double by Jason and an RBI single by Levi Long.
Patriots built upon its lead with two runs in the second. A clutch error scored Chaz Carroll to open the scoring in the frame. That was followed up by Jason's single, bringing home Toby McCallister.
After pushing across two runs in the top of the third, Bluffton faced just a 5-2 deficit. An RBI double by Jake Garnett and a groundout by Colton Ames fueled Bluffton's comeback. Levi Long ended the inning by getting Dane Hoffman to fly out.