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Salina Central High School vs Derby High School
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Despite seeing its six-run lead whittled down by the end, Derby still held off Salina Central for an 8-6 victory on Tuesday. Salina Central scored four runs in the failed comeback on a single by Dix, an error, and a single by #10.
Salina Central scored four runs in the seventh inning, but Derby still managed to pull out the victory. Salina Central big bats were led by Dix, Speer, and #10, all driving in runs in the frame.
Salina Central got things started in the first inning. Dix drove in one when he doubled.
Derby pulled away for good with three runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Hunter Igo singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run and Jackson Syring singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Derby notched four runs in the fifth inning. The offensive onslaught by Derby was led by Igo, Grant Adler, and Syring, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Colten Nelson led the Panthers to victory on the hill. He lasted one and one-third innings, allowing four hits and four runs while striking out two and walking one.
Farmer started the game for Salina Central. He lasted four innings, allowing six hits and four runs while striking out three Noah Johnson started the game for Derby. He went five and two-thirds innings, allowing two runs on five hits and striking out four while getting the win.
Derby tallied eight hits. Syring and Brett Westerman both managed multiple hits for Derby.
Salina Central tallied nine hits on the day. Farmer, Pavey, and Dix all had multiple hits for Salina Central. Farmer went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Salina Central in hits.