The Community R-VI baseball team won three EMO Conference games last week after outscoring their opponents 42-14.
Win over rival
The Trojans started the week with a rescheduled game against Van-Far and left Farber with a 15-1 victory behind a 17-hit attack. The Trojans jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning before scoring 11 runs during the next two innings.
Kyle Curtis had two hits, two runs scored, and five RBIs. He has compiled 29 RBIs in just 11 games.
Clay and Lane Thebeau continued their consistent hitting. Clay Thebeau had three hits, three runs scored, and two RBIs. Lane Thebeau had three hits and four runs scored.
Gatlin Curtis had four hits, two RBIs, and two runs scored. Doug Davenport added two runs scored and two RBIs. Collin Dungan had two hits and one RBI.
Jamie Householder and Luke Robison each added one run scored and one RBI.
Clay Thebeau earned the win on the mound after tossing five innings and allowing just one earned run while striking out 10.
He gave up just three hits.
“He had some walks but he pitched better against the top of the lineup than he did against the bottom and that’s good to see in a game where you have a big lead,” said Community R-VI head baseball coach Brandon Talbot.
The Trojans had a big five-run third inning to beat North Callaway, 7-2.
“We got a good win tonight against a good team,” Talbot said.
Dungan had two hits, three RBIs, and one run scored.
Kyle Curtis had one hit and two RBIs. Clay Thebeau had one run scored and one RBI.
Lane Thebeau scored two runs, Robison had one hit and one RBI, and both Zane Meador and Gatlin Curtis scored one run. Three runs came from the bottom of the Trojans’ lineup.
“It’s good to see those kids swinging confident bats,” Talbot said.
Lane Thebeau earned the win after tossing 5 1/3 innings with six strikeouts.
Kyle Curtis tossed 1 2/3 innings with three strikeouts.
Talbot said Davenport and Dungan were sold on the left side of the infield.
“They had a lot of action and they stepped up and played,” Talbot said.
Beating the Wildcats
The Trojans had an astounding 22 hits in a 20-11 win last week over Montgomery County.
Every Trojan had at least one hit in the win.
“It’s our third win in a row and we are starting to play good baseball,” Talbot said. “We just need to cut down on the mental mistakes. We scored multiple runs in every inning but one and we were very aggressive at the plate. That’s good to see out of your team going into May.”
The Trojans scored 15 runs over the first three innings before holding on for the big win in spite of their defense making five errors.
Dungan had four hits, five RBIs, and four runs scored while Davenport added four hits, five RBIs, and two runs scored.
Kyle Curtis added three hits, four RBIs, and three runs scored.
Clay Thebeau had three hits, five runs scored, and two RBIs while Lane Thebeau scored four runs.
Householder had two hits and two RBIs; Meador had two hits and one run scored; while Robison had one run scored.