MOMENCE -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda junior varsity baseball team won 20-8 Tuesday, April 9, over Momence.
Keagan Busboom hit 4-for-5 with two RBIs and four runs scored for PBL while Brett Giese (home run, triple, five RBIs, four runs scored) and Jarred Gronsky (double, RBI, three runs scored) each hit 3-for-4 and Isaac Denault went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.
On the mound, Jacob Gronsky allowed seven earned runs on seven hits and four walks with four strikeouts through three innings while Ashton Pope allowed one unearned run on three hits and no walks with five strikeouts through two innings.
The Panthers scored five runs in the top of the first inning, including an RBI single by Giese and a two-run double hit to center field by Denault.
Going into the second inning tied at 5-5, PBL scored three runs to reclaim the lead as Giese tripled to right field to send Keagan Busboom and Jarred Gronsky across home plate and Denault hit an RBI single to center field.
The Panthers added two more runs to their lead in the third inning before tallying six runs in the fourth and four in the fifth.
Charlie Pound, Busboom and Jarred Gronsky each hit an RBI single before Giese hit an inside-the-park home run to right field in the fourth inning.
Busboom hit a two-RBI single in the fifth inning.
PBL 20, Momence 8
PBL 532 64 -- 20 14 3
MOM 500 30 -- 8 10 8
PBL pitching -- Jacob Gronsky, 3 IP, 7 H, 7 ER, 4 K, 4 BB. Ashton Pope, 2 IP, 3 H, R, 0 ER, 5 K, 0 BB.
Momence pitching -- Mills, 3.1 IP, 12 H, 15 R, 10 ER, 3 K, 0 BB. Kelson, 0.2 IP, H, ER, K, BB. Brudnici, IP, 4 R, 2 ER, K, 4 BB.
PBL hitting -- Keagan Busboom 4-5, 2 RBIs, 4 R. Jarred Gronsky 3-4, 2B, RBI, 3 R. Brett Giese 3-4, HR, 3B, 5 RBIs, 4 R. Isaac Denault 2-4, 2B, 3 RBIs. Mason Bruns R. Jacob Gronsky 1-4, 2B, R. Drew Diesburg RBI. Sean Hudson R. Landon Wilson R. Jarrett Hazelwood R. Charlie Pound 1-3, RBI, 3 R. Hank Harms R.
Momence hitting -- Ladd 3-4, 2B, R. Petersen 1-3, R. Petkunas 2-3, 2 R. Mills 1-3, RBI. Ramirez R. Kelson 1-4, 2 RBIs, R. Brudnici R. Carter 2-3, 2B, RBI.