RISCO -- Risco's Chris Pavy went 4 for 5 with five RBI during Risco's 19-9 rout over visiting Southland on Monday at Risco High School in five innings.
Although the Tigers fell behind 8-3 at one point, the Tigers rallied for six runs in the bottom of the second to take the lead for good.
"We didn't look very good early. At all," Risco coach Brandon Blankenship said. "We got down, but we came back and played well after that. It was good to get our bats going for the long week we have ahead of us."
Risco, who is scheduled to play four more games this week, pounded out 16 hits, including two home runs.
Pavy led off the fifth inning with a solo home run while Caleb McCord, who went 2 for 4 with three RBI, smacked a two-run home run in the first inning.
Luke Bixler, Brandon Bixler and Matt Cumins each added two hits apiece. Brandon Bixler added a double and three RBI.
Josh Earnheart, who pitched 3 1/3 innings picked up the win for the Tigers, who are now 7-3.
|Southland||260 10 -- 9 6 6|
|Risco||362 17 -- 19 16 4|
WP -- Josh Earnheart. LP -- Blake Jameson. 2B -- (R) Chris Pavy 2, Brandon Bixler. HR -- (R) Pavy, Caleb McCord. Multiple hitters -- (R) Pavy 4-5, McCord 2-4, Luke Bixler 2-3, Brandon Bixler 2-4, Matt Cumins 2-3.
KENNETT -- South Pemiscot allowed 11 runs in the first two innings and suffered a 14-4 road loss to Kennett on Monday.
Logan Carter of South Pemiscot (1-5) finished 3 for 4 with two RBI but four runs by the Indians and seven more in the second was to big of a hole for the Bulldogs.
Logan Dollins had three hits and four RBI for Kennett, including a home run and double.
|S. Pem.||101 200 -- 4 6 6|
|Kennett||470 201 -- 14 10 5|
WP -- Jon Rooney. LP -- Jacob Farmer. Multiple hits -- (S) Logan Carter 3-4; (K) Logan Dollins 3-4, Collin Smith 2-3. 2B -- (S) Hunter Williams; (K) Daniel Lockert, Justin Smith, C. Smith; 3B -- (K) Kevonte Mitchell. HR -- (K) Dollins.