WESTVILLE -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team won 11-7 Thursday over Westville.
In the first inning, GCMS took a 4-0 lead as Daniel Jones hit a leadoff triple to right field before he and Layne Harden scored on a Wade Burton three-bagger to right field. An RBI double to left field hit by Braden Roesch sent Cade Elliott across home plate.
Elliott hit an RBI triple to center field as GCMS scored two more runs in the third inning.
In the sixth inning, the Falcons (7-2) scored two runs to erase a 7-6 deficit as an error on a ground ball hit by Nathan Garard led to Ethan Garard crossing home plate for the tying run before Jones tallied the go-ahead run on a wild pitch.
Hunter Brewer hit a leadoff double to center field before scoring on a Roesch sacrifice fly ball. After Ethan Garard doubled and Josh Nuss drew a walk, both runners scored on an error on a Jones ground ball.
Daniel Jones picked up the win on the mound for GCMS, allowing four unearned runs on five hits and four walks with two strikeouts through three innings. Ethan Garard allowed three unearned runs on two hits and two walks with two strikeouts through one inning and Braden Roesch allowed no runs on one hit and no walks with three strikeouts through three innings.
GCMS 11, Westville 7
GCMS 402 002 3 -- 11 8 9
WEST 004 300 0 -- 7 8 5
W -- Daniel Jones, 3 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 0 ER, 2 K, 4 BB. L -- Trent Maxwell, 6.2 IP, 8 H, 11 R, 5 ER, 3 K, 5 BB.
GCMS (7-2) -- Daniel Jones 1-3, 3B, 2 R. Layne Harden R. Wade Burton 1-3, 3B, RBI, 2 R. Hunter Brewer 2-4, 2B, R. Cade Elliott 1-3, 3B, RBI, 2 R. Braden Roesch 1-3, 2B, 3 RBIs. Ethan Garard 1-4, 2B, 2 R. Josh Nuss 1-3, R.
Westville -- Alec Schaumburg 1-5, 2B. Trey Bryant 1-5, R. Cyrus Dougherty 1-4, RBI, 2 R. Dalton Rolinitis 2 RBIs, R. Bryce Burnett 2-4, 2 RBIs, R. Maxwell 2-3. Luke Johnson RBI. Parker Farrell 1-3, RBI.