Minutemen Drop Two Sectional Games to End Season at 12-13

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The Lewis County Minutemen baseball team was at home last Monday night when they hosted the Roane County Raiders in a first round Class AA Region 2 Section II Tournament game.
Roane County would score a first inning run that would be answered by a two spot for Lewis County to give the Minutemen a 2-1 lead after one inning of play.
Lewis County would then plate four runs in the second inning to take a 6-1 lead after two innings of play.
The score would remain that way until the fifth inning when Roane County would push across five runs to tie the game at 6-6 after five innings of play. Lewis County would strike for two sixth inning runs to take a 8-6 lead into the final inning of play.
The Raiders would tally two seventh inning runs and hole the Minutemen scoreless to claim a 9-8 opening round victory. Jared Skinner suffered the mound loss for Lewis County. Jared Skinner, Jacob Moneypenny and Ryan Metzgar had two hits each for the Minutemen.
Finally, after a week of battling the weather, the Lewis County Minutemen would meet the Nicholas County Grizzlies in a loser’s bracket game at Lewis County High School on Monday May 15.
Lewis County opened up the scoring in the top of the first inning when they score one run only to see Nicholas County score seven runs in the bottom of the first inning to take a 7-1 lead and cruise to a 12-4 win over the Minutemen.
Luke White was the starting pitcher and suffered the mound loss. Jared Skinner, Leo White, Cole Barker, Chase Freeman and Levi Fox all had one hit each for the Minutemen. Barker’s hit was a solo home run to left field in the third inning.
Jacob Moneypenny had two hits for Lewis County in his final game at Lewis County High School. The Minutemen finished at 12-13 with the loss.

Score by Innings
​Roane County 1 0 0 0 5 0 3 - 9
​Lewis County 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 - 8
Lewis County: Jared Skinner 4 2 2 0; Leo White 3 1 1 0; Cole Barker 5 1 1 2; Cody Seelback 0 0 0 0; Luke White 0 0 0 0; Jacob Moneypenny 4 2 2 2; Ryan Metzgar 4 0 2 2; Chase Freeman 3 0 1 0; Levi Fox 2 1 0 0; Jacob White 4 1 0 0; Drew Kuhn 4 0 1 1; Totals 33 8 10 7

Score by Innings
​Lewis County 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 - 4
​Nicholas County 7 0 3 0 1 1 x - 12
​Lewis County: Jared Skinner 4 0 1 0; Leo White 4 1 1 0; Cole Barker 2 1 1 0; Jacob Moneypenny 4 0 2 0; Chase Freeman 4 1 1 1; Levi Fox 2 1 1 1; Jacob White 3 0 0 0; Dre Kuhn 3 0 0 0; Luke White 0 0 0 0; Luke Dublin 1 0 0 0; Cody Seeback 2 0 0 0; Totals 28 4 7 3

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