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USC baseball team loses to Tigers

Eight-run third inning is too much for the Rebels to overcome

By Chuck Hunt - Editor | May 2, 2021

The USC Rebels have played six baseball games so far this season and have a record of 2-4. With the weather seeming to warm up it is hoped they will be able to play many more games in the coming weeks. They played Waterville-Elysian-Morristown on April 29.

The United South Central boys baseball team had some struggles against the Medford Tigers last Monday evening, April 26.

The Rebels lost 13 to 2 when Medford exploded for eight runs in the third inning in the game played at Thompson Park in Wells.

Both teams were scoreless in the first inning and Medford led 1-0 after the second inning. They got eight runs in the third and four more in the fifth.

USC’s two runs both came in the fourth inning. The Rebels had three hits, coming off the bats of Andy Krohnberg, Ethan Bushlack and Bryce Sonnek.

Nick Bushlack and Jackson Spirrizzi were credited with the two RBIs.

The Rebels had four different pitchers in the game. Ian Crawford went 2 2/3 innings and gave up nine runs on 10 hits, one walk and had three strikeouts.

Colten Quade pitched a third of an inning and gave up three walks and no hits or runs. Nick Bushlack pitched 1 1/3 inning and gave up four runs on two hits, walked four and struckout two. Bryce Sonnek pitched 2/3 of an inning and had one strikeout.

The Rebels record is now at 2-4 for the season.