No. 5 seed Kennett (10-7) defeated No. 4 Herculaneum in its opening game of the Class 3, District 1 tournament on Wednesday at Festus.
L. Jones (10-6)
7 Inn, 3 Hits, 0 Runs, 10 K's, 1 BB
Kennett: E. Hively 3-3, A. Luce 2-4
Kennett: A. Luce
Kennett scored four runs.
L. Jones was hit by a pitch and advanced on a walk by A. Daniels. Both runners advanced on a steal. E. Hively walked to load the bases. L. Jones scored on a wild pitch and Daniels and Hively advanced. A. Gore walked to load the bases again. Daniels scored on a ground ball by H. Morrow. K. Gore reached on a fielder's choice. A. Gore scored when J. Wagster was hit by a pitch. Morrow scored on a base hit by A. Luce.
Kennett scored two runs.
How did the away team score its fourth-inning runs:
K. Ellis reached on a ground ball and advanced to third on a double by A. Luce. Ellis and Luce scored on a base hit by L. Jones who advanced to second on the play at the plate
Kennett scored one run.
K. Gore reached on a base hit and advanced to third on an error. K. Gore scored on a ground ball by K. Ellis