At Mayfield, Graves County extended its winning streak to 15 games on Tuesday, but needed a strong sixth inning to overcome Massac County 9-7 on Tuesday.
The Eagles scored six runs in the first, but the Patriots tacked on five of their own in the second. The score was 6-all in the bottom of the sixth when Tanner Smith tripled Eamon Hannan home. Smith would score when Peyton Puckett hit into a fielder's choice.
Smith, Puckett and Christian Gough each had two hits and two RBIs for Graves. Puckett also pitched the final two innings for his third win of the year. Dalton Mitchell was 2-for-5 with two RBIs for Massac.
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Mitchell, Austin (6) and Cox; Hayden, Puckett (6) and Gough.
WP: Puckett (3-0). LP: Austin.
2B: M-Austin, McClellan. 3B: G-Hayden, T. Smith, Gough. HR: none. Top hitters: M-Mitchell 2-5 (2 RBI), Weber 2-4, Benard 2-3 (RBI), McClellan 2-4 (RBI); G-T. Smith 2-4 (2 RBI), Puckett 2-4 (2 RBI), Gough 2-3 (2 RBI), Hayden 3-4. Records: Graves County 20-4.
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