PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda junior varsity baseball team won 8-5 Wednesday over Monticello.

The Panthers (6-2) scored six runs in the fifth inning to erase a 4-2 deficit.

Jarred Gronsky walked and Mason Bruns and Brett Giese each singled to load the bases before Isaac Denault sent Gronsky home with a base hit to left field. With one out, Drew Diesburg walked to send Bruns home for tying run and Landon Wilson drew another bases-loaded walk to send Giese home for the go-ahead score.

Charlie Pound hit an RBI single before Diesburg and Wilson each scored on a passed ball.

In the third inning, Giese hit an RBI double to right field and Denault sent Giese home with a single to right field.

Pound and Giese each hit 2-for-3 while Denault went 2-for-4 at the plate. On the mound, Pound allowed four runs -- two earned -- on five hits and three walks with three strikeouts through six innings. Bruns allowed one earned run on two hits and no walks through one inning.


PBL 8, Monticello 5

MON 210 100 1 -- 5 7 2

PBL 002 060 x -- 8 8 1

W -- Charlie Pound, 6 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 3 K, 3 BB.

Monticello -- Foran 2-4, 2 R. Smith 1-3, 2B, RBI. Lockmiller 2-3, RBI, R. Dasher R. Erickson 1-3. Chupp 1-3, RBI, R.

PBL (6-2) -- Jarred Gronsky 1-3, R. Mason Bruns 1-4, 2 R. Brett Giese 2-3, 2B, RBI, 2 R. Isaac Denault 2-4, 2 RBIs, R. Drew Diesburg RBI, R. Landon Wilson RBI, R. Charlie Pound 2-3, RBI.