The Knights won a nail biter against Brown County for the WIC championship in a score of 6-5 in 7 innings. This is the first WIC championship for the Knights since their 3-way tie with Brown County and West Vigo in 2013.
Highlights: A. Thompson 1-3 with a stolen base and a sacrifice bunt; H. Richey 1-4 with a HUGE 2-RBI double in the bottom of the 7th with 2 outs; M. Richey 1-3 with a homerun, 1 RBI, and 1 run scored; Jackman 2-3 with 2 homeruns, 2 RBIs, and 2 runs scored; E. Carter 1-3 with a double; O. Notter 1-3; T. Pearce with 1 run scored; and H. Smith with a stolen base and 2 runs scored.
E. Jackman started the game, allowing 6 hits, walking 3, and striking out 2. H. Ellis came in for the last 2 innings and took the win for the Knights, allowing no hits, walking 2 (1 intentional), and striking out 2.
The Knights had 4 defensive errors during the game, however, made up for it with timely hits. The Knights played with heart and fire, keeping their enthusiasm and drive throughout the entire game!
The Knights are now 18-5 on the season and return to action tomorrow, 5/15/19, at Terre Haute North. JV plays first at 5:30 PM followed by varsity.