Craig Harris/Macon County Times Red Boiling Springs sophomore second baseman Hagan Wright throws to first base for a second-inning putout.

Craig Harris/Macon County Times

Red Boiling Springs sophomore second baseman Hagan Wright throws to first base for a second-inning putout.

The Red Boiling Springs High baseball team suffered a 13-2, five-inning loss to visiting Jackson County last Thursday evening.

The Blue Devils scored in all five innings, erupting for six runs in the first.

The Bulldogs responded by scoring two runs.

RBS junior Matthew Murphy led off the bottom of the first with a single, and sophomore teammate Devin Justice was hit by a pitch. Both baserunners eventually scored thanks to a wild pitch.

Murphy had two of his squad's four hits.

Jackson County took advantage of eight errors, six walks and five hit batsmen.

Jalen Smith hit a three-run home run for the Blue Devils in the top of the first, one of the seven Jackson County hits.

• The Bulldogs suffered a 12-2, six-inning loss to visiting Van Buren County on March 26.

The Eagles scored the game's first nine runs.

Van Buren County took advantage of five RBS errors.

The Eagles scored in their final five turns at-bat, producing three runs in the second inning, five in the third, one in both the fourth and fifth frames, and two in the sixth. That enacted the 10-run, mercy rule after five innings of play.

Van Buren County produced eight hits, including three doubles.

Justice singled in the fourth inning and scored when junior Dalton Thompson doubled. Thompson scored when sophomore Hagan Wright grounded out.

Murphy, senior Kendall Thompson and sophomore Daniel Ruiz also had hits in the contest.

Kendall Thompson came on in the sixth inning to toss a hitless inning of relief, allowing an unearned run while striking out two batters.

· RBS fell to 0-13 with Monday evening's 12-2, five-inning loss at Clay County.

Both RBS runs came in the third inning.

RBS sophomore Kenyan Goolsby and Kendall Thompson drew third-inning walks and scored on Dalton Thompson's single.

Dalton Thompson had two of his squad's three hits.

Wyatt Burks had three of Clay County's five hits, scored three runs and drove in three runs.

Clay County scored in all four of its turns at-bat, producing four runs in the second inning and five in the third.

RBS pitchers combined to issue seven base on balls and to hit four batters.