Bobcats use early lead to take down McKenzie, 12-2

Published 2:23 pm Thursday, March 4, 2021

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An early lead helped the Opp Bobcats varsity baseball team defeat McKenzie 12-2 on Wednesday.

The Bobcats scored on a single by Jackson Pierce, an error, a walk by Curt Zorn, a single by Peyton Ellis, and a walk by Pierce in the first inning.

Walt Spurlin took the win for Opp. Spurlin allowed two hits and two runs over five innings, striking out seven and walking zero.

Eli Blackburn took the loss for McKenzie. Blackburn went one inning, allowing six runs on two hits.

The Bobcats collected nine hits. Tray Boutwell and Thomas Glisson all collected multiple hits. Boutwell went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the Bobcats in hits. The Bobcats stole two bases. Zorn led the way with two.

With the win, the Bobcats improve to 4-3. They take on Zion Chapel today.