The Boyd Bronco baseball team won its seventh straight game Tuesday night as they defeated the Cannon County Lions, 7-0, at home.
The Broncos improved to 14-3 with the win with only a few games left in the regular season.
Branson Wells, Dylan Legeune, Jalyn Mart and Brady McCormack led the Broncos in the hit column, providing the Broncos four hits in the game. McCormack, Legeune, Wells, Isaiah Owens and Jace Brantley all had RBIs for the Broncos.
McCormack earned the win on the mound, going two innings, allowing no runs and striking out four Lion batters. Jace Brantley entered in relief for the save in the fifth inning, striking out two Lion batters.
The Lions had a runner on second base after a double to the outfield but didn’t manage to score a run as they struck out looking to end the top half of the inning.
The Broncos struck first in the scoring column, scoring three runs thanks to an RBI single from Wells and a passed ball and a fielder’s choice by the Lions, scoring two Broncos, 3-0, after one.
Both teams did nothing at the plate in the second and after the Lions went down quickly in the top of the third, the Broncos added to their lead in the bottom of the inning. Wells scored on a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the inning, 4-0, keeping the momentum on their side.
McCormack continued to deal on the mound, sitting down the Lion batters quickly in the top of the fourth and the Broncos put the finishing touches on the game in the bottom of the inning. Two RBI doubles and a passed ball helped the Broncos widen their lead to seven, 7-0, after four.
Jace Brantley came in for the save in the top of the fifth and finished off the Lions, putting them down quickly to give the Broncos their 14th victory, 7-0.
The Broncos will be back in action today as they host Riverside Christian. First pitch is set for 5 p.m.