Christian County pushed across two runs in the top of the eighth inning to hand Daviess County a 6-4 setback Thursday at the Spartan Classic at Western Kentucky University.
Jase Polley singled home Lane Diuguid with the go-ahead run in the eighth, and Keith Stallons scored on a fielder’s choice for the insurance run.
Christian County took a 4-1 lead in the top of the seventh when Stallons scored on an Elijah Owens groundout for a 2-1 lead.
A two-run error by Daviess County added two more runs.
Daviess County answered with three runs in the bottom of the seventh on two hits, two walks, and a Colonel error.
Wyatt Stevenson doubled as part of a two-hit night. Polley added two hits and an RBI.
Austin Fields pitched the final inning-and-two-thirds to get the win. He allowed one hit and struck out two.
Stevenson pitched the first six innings, allowing an earned run and four hits while striking out ten.
Christian County (1-1) will play Allen County-Scottsville Friday as part of the Spartan Classic, hosted by South Warren High School.