Prep Baseball

Klocke fans 14 to guide Eagles

Posted: Apr. 20, 2017 1:10 am

MOBERLY, Mo. -- Hays Klocke was tagged for two runs in the bottom of the first inning Wednesday.

He settled down, and pitched the Knox County baseball team to a 3-2 victory over Paris in the Lewis & Clark Conference Tournament. Knox County (5-4) advances to play Scotland County at noon Saturday in the semifinals.

Klocke threw a complete game for the Eagles, allowing just three hits and struck out 14. He struck out the side in the second and fifth innings.

He didn't any Coyotes (4-6).

Knox County scored in the third inning and tied the game in the fourth on an RBI triple by Nickolas Edwards. In the sixth, Klocke hit a fly ball to shallow right, and Hayden Miller tagged up to score the go-ahead run.

Kyle Strange and Cory Moubry had two hits for the Eagles.

Knox County 3, Paris 2

Knox County 001 101 0--3 9 3

Paris 200 000 0--2 3 0

Klocke, and Mobery; Ebbesmeyer. WP--Klocke. LP--Ebbesmeyer. 2B--Knox County 1 (Hurst). 3B--Knox County 1 (Edwards).

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