TROY — The Troy Post 43 Legends 18U team scored 11 runs in the first three innings in a 12-4 win over Richmond Post 315 Roadrunners Thursday.
Troy took a 4-0 lead in the first inning.
Gavin Martin was hit by a pitch and Aaron Bostic walked.
Casey Kelley had a two-run single and Jaxon Hills had a two-run triple.
Troy added five more in the second to make it 9-0.
Jake Kramer, Kale Francis and Martin walked to load the bases.
Bostic drew a bases-loaded walk to make it 5-0.
Tucker Miller had a RBI single, Kelly had a fielder’s choice to score a run and Garrett LeMaster had a two-run single.
After Richmond scored three runs in the third inning, Troy got two of them back in the home third inning.
Kramer had a double and Francis had a sacrifice fly to score Kramer.
Martin had a single and would come around to score on Bostic’s RBI single.
Troy scored on an error in the fifth to make it 12-3.
Richmond scored a run in the seventh, but when a second runner tried to score on the play, centerfielder Dalton Dawes threw a strike to Kramer at home for the out to end the game.
Kramer was 2-for-3 and Kelley had three RBIs.
Bostic, LeMaster and Hill all had two RBIs.
Ethan Dirksen, Gabe Nichols, Levi Polen, Wesley Nidzgorski and Bostic combined on a six-hitter, walking eight and striking out eight.