South Putnam downs Bulldogs
The South Putnam baseball team scored an 8-5 win over visiting Monrovia Thursday.
Rob Gibson connected on his third home run in two games, with junior John Spencer adding one of his own. Senior Josh Flory recorded a double for the Eagles.
Sophomore pitcher Grant Zimmerman pitched a complete game, throwing five strikeouts and allowing three walks, five hits and five runs.
Head coach Troy Burgess acknowledged the play of the bottom of his lineup. His five-through-nine hitters collected eight of the team's 14 hits and all but one of their runs.
The Eagles will host Danville tonight at 5 p.m.
At South Putnam
Monrovia 000 300 2 -- 5 x x
South Putnam 042 110 x -- 8 14 x
WP -- Zimmerman
HR -- Gibson, Spencer (SP)
2B -- Flory
Next game -- The Eagles will host Danville tonight at 5 p.m.