Craig Harris/Macon County Times Red Boiling Springs freshman Nicolas McCoy delivers a first-inning pitch in Thursday evening’s loss to DeKalb County.

Craig Harris/Macon County Times

Red Boiling Springs freshman Nicolas McCoy delivers a first-inning pitch in Thursday evening’s loss to DeKalb County.

RED BOILING SPRINGS -- The Red Boiling Springs baseball team had its second-best offensive output of the season but suffered a 13-8 loss to visiting Clay County on April 2.

RBS produced seven hits and scored in five different innings.

However, Red Boiling Springs committed eight errors.

After Clay County's Jeffrey Spivey led off the game with a home run, RBS responded with two runs in the bottom of the frame.

Red Boiling Springs junior Matthew Murphy led off with a single, and sophomore teammate Devin Justice drew a base on balls. Murphy eventually scored thanks to a wild pitch, and Justice crossed the plate on a balk.

However, Clay County took control by producing four runs in the second, three in the third and two in the fourth.

RBS sophomore Cody Mea singled in the bottom of the second and scored thanks to a wild pitch.

However, Red Boiling Springs didn't score again until Mea singled with two outs in the fifth to drive in sophomore Kenyan Goolsby.

Murphy singled and scored on Goolsby's single in the sixth, and Justice -- who reached thanks to a walk -- scored on a wild pitch.

Mea drew a leadoff walk in the seventh, and Murphy reached the same way. Justice's infield single allowed Mea to score, and Murphy crossed the plate when senior Kendall Thompson grounded out.

Murphy had three hits and scored three runs, and Mea produced two hits, scored two runs and drove in one.

Justice singled, drew three walks, scored two runs and drove in a run.

Murphy went the distance on the mound, scattering 13 hits. The left-hander allowed five earned runs, struck out two hitters and walked two.

The two teams played one day earlier in Celina, with Clay County claiming a 12-2, five-inning win.

RBS fell to 0-7 in District 6-A play.

• Red Boiling Springs suffered a 26-5, five-inning loss to visiting DeKalb County last Thursday evening.

The Tigers erupted for 11 runs in the top of the first.

DeKalb County added two runs in the second, five in the third and eight in the fifth.

The Bulldogs committed five errors, issued 12 base on balls and hit five batters.

The Tigers had 14 hits, including three doubles.

RBS scored in four of its five turns at-bat.

Justice drew a first-inning walk, stole second base, moved to third thanks to a balk and scored on a wild pitch.

Mea led off the second inning with a double and eventually scored thanks to a wild pitch.

Justice singled to lead off the third inning and scored when junior Dalton Thompson doubled.

Justice and Kendall Thompson had back-to-back singles to start the fifth inning, and following a double steal, Justice scored on sophomore Hagan Wright's groundout.

Kendall Thompson scored the game's final run thanks to a wild pitch.

Both Justice and Mea provided two hits, accounting for four of the team's seven. Justice also drew a walk and scored three runs.

The Bulldogs fell to 0-15.