A-Bow-K closed out the Midget League season Thursday night at Kemper park by beating Boonville Ready Mix by a score of 8-5.
A-Bow-K, who finished 11-1 on the season, trailed Boonville Ready Mix 3-0 after 2 1/2 before rallying back with four runs in the bottom-half of the third to go up 4-3. But even that was short-lived as BRM tacked on two more runs to retake the lead at 5-4 only to have A-Bow-K explode for four runs in the bottom-half of the inning to go ahead for good at 8-5.
Keylon Roper was the winning pitcher in the game for A-Bow-K while Jaxson Stonecipher took the loss for Boonville Ready Mix, who dropped to 6-6. Roper pitched one inning in relief and gave up two runs on four walks while striking out three batters. Donavin Atkins started the game and pitched one inning in relief while Bryson Welch pitched 2/3 inning in relief and Isaac Herman for one inning.
For Boonville Ready Mix, Alex Ewings pitched the first-two innings before giving way to Braylon Banuet for 2/3 inning. Stonecipher then came in and pitched 2/3 inning in relief and gave up four runs on six walks while striking out two batters.
Karson Elbert had the only hit in the game for A-Bow-K, being a double. Elbert also drove in one run and scored twice while Gavin Schoen, Marcus George and Bryce Wassman each had two RBIs and Dylan McGuire with one RBI.
For Boonville Ready Mix, Jaxson Stonecipher went 2-for-3 with two singles. Alex Ewings collected one single and one RBI while Jayden Salzman added two RBIs and Bruce Oswald and Austin Gately each with one RBI.