Prep Baseball

Fox powers Titans with two homers

Posted: Apr. 20, 2017 1:05 am

HAMILTON, Ill. -- Will Fox belted two home runs to lift the West Hancock baseball team to an 11-4 victory over Southeastern Wednesday afternoon.

Fox's first homer was a two-run shot in the bottom of the third to tie the game at 4. He added another two-run homer in the fourth inning to give West Hancock (8-4) an 8-4 advantage. He finished with three hits and five RBIs.

Fox hit two homers in Tuesday's victory over Macomb.

Southeastern (1-9) scored four runs in the first inning on an Austin Owen grand slam.

Kolton Johnson picked up the victory after throwing four scoreless innings of relief. He allowed no hits and struck out three.

West Hancock 11, Southeastern 4

Southeastern 400 000 0--4 3 2

West Hancock 013 430 x--11 10 0

Rice, Owen (4), Janssen (5), and Cox; Dooley, Johnson (4), and Fox. WP--Johnson. LP--Rice. 2B--West Hancock 2 (Cameron, Todd). HR--Southeastern 1 (Owen), West Hancock 2 (Fox 2).

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