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LARUE COUNTY 4, CALDWELL COUNTY 1. With his team down 1-0, senior Jesse Johnson hit a two-out, two-run triple in the Hawks’ four-run sixth inning to propel LaRue County (9-3) over the Tigers in the Florida Beach Bash at Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
Junior Cole Hughes tacked on a two-run single as the Hawks rebounded from a loss to No. 3 Louisville Eastern on Sunday.
“It was a good win, (especially) to be behind that long,” said LaRue County coach Chris Price. “It was nice to see our kids fight back in the sixth.”
Senior Slade Owens struck out nine and picked up his third win of the season. Owens (3-0) scattered three walks, two hits – both singles – and one earned run in seven innings.
UP NEXT: LaRue County plays Fort Walton Beach, Fla., at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Florida Beach Bash.