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El Dorado improves to 5-0 with victory

This article was published March 8, 2018 at 5:00 a.m.

News-Times Staff

El Dorado stayed undefeated thanks to a big comeback on Wednesday, as the Wildcats topped Monticello 7-6.

Trailing 5-0 and held without a hit through four innings, the Wildcats (5-0) scored four runs in the fifth and three in the sixth to cap their rally.

In the sixth, Micah Haney singled and later stole second base.

Jacob Boshears who went 2-for-3 in the game, ripped an RBI double to bring the Wildcats within 6-5.

Boshears later took third on a passed ball and Jared Rhodes walked and stole second to put runners at second and third.

That set the stage for Noah Gaul, who rifled a two-run double to right-center to give El Dorado the lead for good.

Daniel Johnson collected the win in relief, tossing 1 1/3 scoreless innings. He allowed no hits, didn't issue any walks and recorded one strikeout.

Boshears also turned in a solid outing out of the bullpen, firing three scoreless innings.

He didn't allow any hits, walked one and struck out three.

Monticello's Nick Griffin allowed two runs and one hit in four-plus innings of work.

He walked two and struck out nine.

Boshears scored two runs in the win, and Gaul finished 2-for-4 in the win,

On Tuesday, the Wildcats rolled to a 10-1 win over Warren.

The Wildcats scored five runs in the first to take a lead they would not relinquish.

Boshears drilled a three-run homer in the win for the Wildcats.

Brennan Smith went 2-for-4, while Leighton Turbeville finished 2-for-2 with a pair of walks and three RBIs for the Wildcats.

Haney also had a multi-hit day, going 2-for-2 with a walk and an RBI.

Zach Morgan allowed five hits and a run in four innings of work to pick up the win.

He walked two and struck out four.

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