After a lengthy layoff between games for the Community R-VI baseball team, the Trojans won their first May game after a 12-1 victory over Mark Twain.
“We played a good ballgame today,” said Community R-VI head baseball coach Brandon Talbot. “I was very pleased at the way we came out being as this was our first game in the month of May.”
Lane Thebeau improved to 5-0 on the year after picking up the win on the mound with a solid pitching performance.
He tossed five innings and struck out 11 pitchers with just one walk on 67 pitches. Mark Twain’s lone run was unearned.
Kyle Curtis tossed the final inning and struck out two.
Lane Thebeau was also 2-for-4 on offense with two RBIs, two runs scored, and three stolen bases.
Clay Thebeau went 3-for-3 with two RBIs, two runs scored, and four stolen bases. He played center field in the victory.
Doug Davenport went 2-for-3 with two RBIs while Gatlin Curtis had two hits and one RBI.
The Trojans finished the game with 13 hits as they scored one run in every inning except for one inning.
Community R-VI also had 20 stolen bases. This was the eighth most by a team in a single game in state history. The record is 28.