GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team rallied from a two-run deficit in the final inning to win 6-5 Monday over Ridgeview.

The Falcons (9-2) started their rally with a leadoff home run hit to center field by Layne Harden that cut GCMS's deficit to 5-4.

After Hunter Brewer and Braden Roesch each drew a walk and Wade Burton reached base on an error to load the bases, Brewer scored the tying run before Josh Nuss singled to send Burton home for the game-winning tally.

In the second inning, Ethan Garard hit a two-out double to left field before scoring on a base hit to center field hit by Nuss to give GCMS a 1-0 lead.

The Falcons scored two more runs in the third inning. Daniel Jones singled to center field and Harden doubled to left field before Brewer sent both runners home with a double to center field.

Harden finished the game hitting 2-for-3 while Jones, Ethan Garard and Nuss each hit 2-for-4.

On the mound, Wade Burton allowed five earned runs on one hit and four walks with five strikeouts through 4 2/3 innings. Cade Elliott was credited with the win as he allowed no runs on one hit and no walks with five strikeouts through 2 1/3 innings.

GCMS 6, Ridgeview 5

RID 000 050 0 -- 5 2 1

GCMS 012 000 3 -- 6 10 0

W -- Cade Elliott, 2.1 IP, H, 0 R, 5 K, 0 BB. L -- Tucker Maupin, 6.2 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 6 K, 4 BB.

Ridgeview -- Billy Tay R. Maupin RBI, R. Jalen Duncan 1-2, 2B, 3 RBIs. Sean Nunamaker 1-3, R. Elijah Bietz R. Jakob Sutton R. Boyd RBI.

GCMS (9-2) -- Daniel Jones 2-4, R. Layne Harden 2-3, HR, 2B, RBI, 2 R. Hunter Brewer 1-2, 2B, 2 RBIs, R, 2 BB. Wade Burton R. Cade Elliott 1-3. Ethan Garard 2-4, 2B, R. Josh Nuss 2-4, 2 RBIs.