Tigers extend Rushville losing streak
The Rushville Lions (1-9, 1-4) have now lost seven games in a row after a Monday night loss to the Lawrenceburg Tigers. The game remained knotted at zero until the third inning when Lawrenceburg’s Andrew Meyers doubled to score Nolan McLane. McLane scored again in the bottom of the fifth inning and the Tigers went up 3-0 after an RBI double from Noah Redar. McLane scored his third run of the contest when Kyle Heeney knocked in him and Oliver Barr in the sixth frame to go up 5-0, a score that stood for the remainder of the game. The Lions only managed two hits in the game, a double by Ralph Eakins and a single from Jack Barnes.
Heeney went seven innings to earn the shutout win for Lawrenceburg. He finished with eight strikeouts and walked three in the contest. Tyler Smith pitched a complete game for Rushville, picking up eight Ks and allowing three earned runs. The Tigers improved to 3-7 on the season with the win and are now 1-4 in EIAC games.