The Boyd baseball team was back in action Saturday, playing two games, as the Broncos traveled to Cookeville to take on Overton County in game one and Algood in game two.
The Broncos defeated the Wildcats in game one, 4-3, thanks to the heroics of Brady McCormack, Dylan Legeune and Jace Brantley, improving their record to 8-3 on the season.
In game two, the Broncos defeated Algood, 4-1, thanks to a four-run third inning.
Jace Brantley led the charge against Algood, going 1-for-2 with three RBI. Brantley also earned the win on the mound, going four and one-thirds innings, giving up only one run.
Both teams had runners on base and opportunities to score in the first two innings, but didn’t take advantage and the game remained scoreless after two.
Algood scored the first run of the game thanks to an RBI single, 1-0. The Broncos answered in the bottom of the inning with four runs of their own. Jace Brantley’s RBI-triple put the Broncos on the board and gave them the lead, 3-1.
Later in the inning, Brady McCormack hit an RBI single to shortstop, scoring Brantley, 4-1, after four. The score remained the same for the rest of the game, as both teams failed to score, giving the Broncos the 4-1 victory.
With the win, the Broncos improved their record to 9-3. Boyd is currently enjoying a three-game winning streak.
The Broncos were back in action Tuesday night as they played host to Franklin South. Results of the game weren’t available at press time. They will take on the same Franklin South team on the road Thursday with first pitch set for 5 p.m.