Prep Baseball

Sussenbach leads Hornets' steady offense

Posted: Apr. 21, 2017 2:05 am

CONCORD, Ill. -- Tanner Sussenbach had three hits, including a double and three RBIs, as the Brown County baseball team knocked off Triopia 10-5 on Thursday.

The game was tied at 1 in the third inning when the Hornets scored on an error and a balk to take a lead they would never relinquish.

In the fifth, Brown County scored twice, highlighted by Darian Drake's triple. In the sixth, the Hornets tacked on three more runs for an 8-1 lead.

Joe Hendricker earned the victory for the Hornets, striking out four in six innings of work. He also added a hit and two RBIs.

Brown County 10, Triopia 5

Brown County 012 023 2--10 13 4

Triopia 100 004 0--5 7 4

Hendricker, Wort (7) and Ryssman; Coil, Grimsley (6), Stanberry (7) and Burns. WP--Hendricker. LP--Coil. 2B--Brown County 1 (Sussenbach). 3B--Brown County 1 (Drake).