RED BOILING SPRINGS -- The Macon County High School baseball squad scored five runs in three different innings, rolling to a 15-2, six-inning victory at Red Boiling Springs on May 1.

The Tigers won the two teams' earlier meetings by scores of 21-1 and 10-0.

Macon County didn't use any of its normal starters in the third meeting.

Tiger freshman Jordon Steen (1-0) pitched the first five innings, allowing one earned run on three hits. The right-hander issued two base on balls and struck out four hitters.

Sophomore Cameron Mercer doubled in a run in the five-run second inning, and classmate Conner Trent singled to drive in the final two runs of the inning.

Freshman Lane Wix singled in a run during the five-run fifth.

Bulldog sophomore Matthew Murphy hit a solo home run over the fence in centerfield in the bottom of the fifth, but Mercer responded by singling in two runs during the five-run sixth, after sophomore Logan Williams singled in a run.

RBS sophomore Logan Watlington hit a solo home run in the bottom of the sixth to cap the scoring.

The game ended after the sixth inning due to the 10-run, mercy rule.

The Bulldogs finished with five hits, with Murphy providing two of those. In addition to Watlington's home run, junior Kendall Thompson and freshman Kenyan Goolsby singled.

Macon County had 11 hits and took advantage of five RBS errors.

Mercer finished with three hits, scored two runs and drove in three runs, and Williams had three hits, scored two runs and drove in two runs. Sophomore teammate Tyson Dyer also produced two hits, including a double.