RUSTON — The Minden Crimson Tide dropped a 9-5 non-district game to the Ruston Bearkats on Tuesday.
Minden led 1-0 after two innings, but Ruston tied it up with a run in the third. Ruston then scored three times in the fouth to run the lead to 4-1, but the Tide came back with three runs of their own in the top of the fifth to tie the game. But Ruston would score three times in the bottom of the inning to re-take the lead and eventually get the win.
The Leppert brothers, Hunter and Hutton, both homered to lead the Tide. Coltan Haynes continued his hot streak as he went three-for-four. Turner Francis and Derek Herrington both had RBI-singles, and Keith Oliver had two singles.
Sam Shoemaker and Carson Bolyer both added base hits.