KANKAKEE -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team rallied from a two-run deficit to win 13-12 in extra innings over Tremont on Saturday.
The Panthers (11-5) trailed 12-10 going into the bottom of the seventh inning as Gavin Coplea got on base via a bunt single to lead off before Mason Ecker hit a one-out RBI single to center field. After Drake Schrodt drew a walk, Ben Jarboe singled to send Ecker home for the tying run.
In the eighth inning, Brett Giese hit a leadoff single before advancing to second base on a sacrifice bunt by Coplea and crossing home plate for the game-winning run on a error on a Keyn Humes fly ball hit to left field.
In the second inning, PBL scored five runs to take a 5-3 lead, including a two-RBI double by Coplea to left field and a two-run base hit to center field by Ecker. Humes crossed home plate as Ecker stole second base.
The Panthers scored two more runs in the bottom of the third inning to extend their lead to 7-4, including an RBI single by Tommy Quinn. Trey VanWinkle hit an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth inning to break a 7-7 tie.
In the fifth inning, Ecker hit an RBI double and Schrodt singled to send Ecker home for a run that gave PBL the lead back at 10-9 before Tremont scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning to take its 12-10 lead.
Ecker and VanWinkle each finished the game hitting 3-for-4 while Quinn went 3-for-5 and Coplea and Schrodt each went 2-for-4.
On the mound, Carson Dudley allowed three earned runs on five hits and one walk through three innings en route to picking up the win. Brett Giese allowed nine runs -- seven earned -- on 13 hits and three walks with one strikeout through five innings.
The game against Tremont was one of two that PBL played on Saturday at Kankakee Community College. In the other game, the Panthers lost 16-12 to Manteno.
Tommy Quinn hit 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored while Jarboe hit 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and three runs scored. Drake Schrodt and Mason Ecker each hit 2-for-5.
The Panthers' six-run first inning included an RBI double by Jarboe and a run-scoring single by Trey VanWinkle.
In the fourth inning, Gavin Coplea singled to send in one of two runs as PBL cut its deficit to 10-8. In the seventh inning, the Panthers scored four runs, including a two-RBI double by Dalton Busboom.
On the mound, Keyn Humes allowed 10 runs -- five earned -- seven hits and three walks with two strikeouts through three innings. Austin Gooden allowed six earned runs on five hits and three walks with two strikeouts through 2 2/3 innings while Gavin Coplea allowed no runs on no hits and no walks with one strikeout through one-third of an inning.
St. Joseph-Ogden 9, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 1. Keegan McCarty kept Paxton-Buckley-Loda hitters off balance, striking out 12 in 5 1 / 3 innings to lead the host Spartans to a nonconference win. Jaden Miller and Drew Coursey each had two RBI to spark the offense for SJ-O (12-4-2) in its fourth consecutive win. Keyn Humes had two of PBL's three hits, including a solo home run for the Panthers (10-4).
Manteno 16, PBL 12
PBL 600 200 4 -- 12 12 4
MAN 037 033 x -- 16 12 5
L -- Keyn Humes, 3 IP, 7 H, 10 R, 5 ER, 2 K, 3 BB.
PBL -- Keyn Humes R, 2 BB. Mason Ecker 2-5, R. Drake Schrodt 2-5, 2 R. Ben Jarboe 2-4, 2B, RBI, 3 R. Trey VanWinkle 1-5, RBI, 2 R. Tommy Quinn 3-5, RBI, 2 R. Dalton Busboom 1-4, 2B, 2 RBIs. Brett Giese RBI, R, 3 BB. Gavin Coplea 1-4, RBI.
Manteno -- Vorwald 3-5, 2B, RBI, 2 R. Trapanier 1-5, RBI, R. Barrios 3-4, HR, 3B, 4 RBIs, 3 R. Lopez 1-2, R, 2 BB. Rodriguez R. Juranich 1-4, 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 R. Perez 1-3, 2 RBIs, 2 R. Snyder 1-3, 3B, RBI, R.
PBL 13, Tremont 12
TRE 301 323 00 -- 12 18 4
PBL 052 120 21 -- 13 17 1
W -- Carson Dudley, 3 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 0 K, BB. L -- Bolliger, 3.1 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 4 ER, K, 2 BB.
Tremont -- Wagenbach 2-5, 2B, RBI, 2 R. Falcon 3-5, R. Israel 3-5, 3B, RBI, 3 R. Burge 2-3, 2B, RBI, 2 R. Kruse 2-4, 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 R. Nguyen 3-3, 2 RBIs, 2 BB. Smith 1-4, 2 RBIs. Martiens 1-5, RBI. Bolliger 1-4, R.
PBL (11-5) -- Keyn Humes 1-5, 2 R. Mason Ecker 3-4, 2B, 4 RBIs, 3 R. Drake Schrodt 2-4, RBI. Ben Jarboe 1-3, RBI. Trey VanWinkle 3-4, 3B, RBI, 2 R. Tommy Quinn 3-5, RBI, 2 R. Dalton Busboom 1-4. Brett Giese 1-5, R. Gavin Coplea 2-4, 2B, 3 RBIs, 2 R. Hunter Anderson R.
St. Joseph-Ogden 9, PBL 1
PBL 000 010 0 -- 1 3 4
SJO 202 023 x -- 9 6 2
W -- McCarty, 5.1 IP, 3 H, ER, 12 K, 2 BB. L -- Tommy Quinn, 4.2 IP, 5 H, 6 R, 2 ER, 3 K, 6 BB.
PBL -- Keyn Humes 2-4, HR, RBI, R. Drake Schrodt 1-3.
SJ-O -- Rose R. Frerichs 1-3, 2 R. Burnett 2 R, 2 BB. Wesley 1-3, RBI, R. Jacobs 1-3, RBI, R. Boggs 1-2. Coursey 1-3, 2 RBIs, R. Miller 1-2, 2B, 2 RBIs.