Spencer baseball loses at Loyal

LOYAL – The Spencer baseball team dropped a Cloverbelt Conference East Division game to Loyal on Tuesday, losing 6-2 at Loyal High School.

Loyal scored twice in the first inning and four times in the fifth to power past the Rockets.

Loyal improves to 8-5 overall and 8-3 in the Cloverbelt East to overtake Spencer for second place in the standings. Spencer drops to 8-5 and 8-4 in conference play.

Spencer had just six hits, three by Austin Bacon. Bacon and Chase Higgins each drove in a run for the Rockets.

Spencer hosts Gilman on Friday, while Loyal will travel to Greenwood.

Greyhounds 6, Rockets 2
Spencer 100 001 0 – 2 6 2
Loyal 200 040 x – 6 5 0
Loyal statistics not reported.
LP:
Chase Higgins.
SO: Higgins (5 2/3 inn.) 5, Tanner Kleinschmidt (1/3 inn.) 0. BB: Higgins 6, Kleinschmidt 0.
Top hitters: S, Austin Bacon 3×4, RBI; Higgins 1×3, RBI.
Records: Spencer 8-5, 8-4 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Loyal 8-5, 8-3 Cloverbelt East.