Indians Bush-wacked; Eagles blanked by #4 Shiners

    Rising Sun Shiners continue in their quest for an Ohio River Valley Conference title by claiming a 12-0 win over Milan on Friday and 17-0 win at home against Jac-Cen-Del on Monday.

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    Rising Sun Shiners continue in their quest for an Ohio River Valley Conference title by claiming a 12-0 win over Milan on Friday and 17-0 win at home against Jac-Cen-Del on Monday.

   The wins marked ninth time they won by 10-run rule and 10th time with a 10 runs or more.

   The wins improved Coach Kevin Wirsch’s squad to.5-1 and 9-4 in ORVC play.

  Talented lefty Brayden Bush pitched a one hitter allowing a triple in the first (the only ball hit out of the infield). He struck out 15 and walked two.

    After a scoreless first inning, Bush got the scoring going with his first home run of the season, a two-run shot driving home Landon Cole.

    Rising Sun had 12 runs on nine hits with the help of eight Milan errors.

   Steven Jimenez had a double and triple to lead the hitting attack. Kendall Montgomery added two hits including a double and three RBI.

   Peyton Bell added a pair of hits and RBI. Caleb Valentine was 1-fo-r with three runs scored after reaching on an error and being hit by a pitch in his first start of the season.

   Colby Ritter added a hit and two RBI with Landon Cole adding a hit and two runs scored. Jaydin Parsons scored a solo run.

    Bush moved into a tie with Brent Turner in strikeouts this season with 49. Bush has done his in 18.2 innings with Turner on the mound for 33 innings.

   On Monday against Jac-Cen-Del, pitched a four-hit shut-out.

   Rising Sun batted around twice in the bottom of the first and scored 12 runs. Jacob Bovard, Steven Jimenez, Colby Ritter, Caleb Valentine, Peyton Bell, and Kameron Montgomery each had RBIs in the big inning.

Brayden Bush picked up 15 strikeouts in shutout over Milan. Photo by Mason J. Uhlmansiek

   Turner struck out seven and walked only one..

   Logan Drockelman took the loss for Jac-Cen-Del. He lasted two-thirds of an inning, allowing four hits and 12 runs.

   Rising Sun scattered 12 hits in the game. Turner had three hits including  double in four at bats with three RBI.

   Montgomery added three runs on two hits and two RBI. Bovard,Jimenez, Cole, and Cyrus McComas had an RBI each. Bush singled and drove in two as did Bell and Valentine. Dalton Snelling had a hit and RBI.

   Connor Toops went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Jac-Cen-Del in hits.

   Rising Sun was to play at Southwestern Wednesday before hosting Switzerland County in a rematch on Friday. The host North Decatur in a non-conference doubleheader Saturday. They travel to play St. Henry (Ky) Monday and South Dearborn on Wednesday. The Shiners final home game will be Friday, May 11th against Shawe.

Steven Jimenez had a pair of singles and three RBI against Switzerland County.