Minden Press-Herald

Oct 01st

Minden High sweeps Fair Park

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The Minden Crimson Tide celebrated Senior Night with a doubleheader sweep of the Fair Park Indians Thursday night in Griffith Stadium.

The Tide beat the Indians 17-1 in the first game and 16-1 in the second.

Hutton Leppert led a 12-hit barrage by the Tide in the first game, as he clubbed two home runs and drove in four runs. Mikey James and Carson Bolyer each doubled and singled, with Bolyer driving in two runs and James one. Austin Sumner and Sawyer Stephens each ripped two hits and drove in a run, and Wilson Hosler and Turner Francis both added a single and a RBI. Braden Morgan also drove in a run.

On the mound, Stephens and Hosler teamed up to throw a no-hitter. Stephens allowed one run in two innings with three strikeouts, and Hosler closed it out by striking out the side in the last inning.

In Game 2, Hosler picked up the win with four strong innings of two-hit ball. He gave up one unearned run and struck out four.

At the plate, the Tide banged out 17 hits as a team, with six players with multiple hits.

Carson Bolyer homered, tripled and drove in three runs, and Austin Sumner homered, singled and drove in three more. Turner Francis had three hits and three runs batted in and lead-off man Mikey James drove in two with his three hits. Sawyer Stephens went two-for-three with three RBIs, and Caleb Jones had two hits. Jacob

Johnson, Braden Morgan and Hutton Leppert all singled, with Leppert also driving in a run.

The Crimson Tide will play North Webster in Springhill Saturday at noon.






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