Monday, March 6, 2017
Laurens District 55 High School
Emerald High School
Emerald Vikings JV watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 9-6 loss to Laurens on Monday. Laurens scored on a single by Nelson and a walk by Rice in the first inning.
Emerald Vikings JV collected three hits and Laurens had 11 in the high-scoring affair
Laurens took an early lead in the first inning. An extra base hit by Nelson scored one run for Laurens.
Laurens scored four runs in the fifth inning. Laurens’s big inning was driven by a single by Rice, a walk by Robertson, and a double by Foster.
Robertson earned the win for Laurens. He went four innings, allowing zero runs, one hit, and striking out eight. Two relievers helped Laurens close out the victory. Nelson threw two and a third innings. Sean Adams took the loss for the Vikings. He pitched four innings, allowing two runs, two hits, and striking out eight.
Noah Crowe, Chase Prochaska, and Brenden Sparks each collected one hit to lead Emerald Vikings JV.