The Stephens County Indians remain at the top of Region 8-AAAA baseball.
Tuesday, the Indians went to Monroe Area and defeated the Purple Hurricanes 7-3.
Stephens County took the lead in the first inning on an RBI infield single from Max Thomas and never looked back, scoring the first seven runs of the game.
Thomas was 3 for 4 for the Indians, while Ryan Cleveland added a two-run home run and Logan Bell knocked in two runs for Stephens County.
Austin Lord picked up the win for Stephens County, pitching six innings and allowing two earned runs and seven hits. Lord struck out two and walked two. Ryan Cleveland pitched the seventh inning to finish off the win for the Indians.
Monroe Area scored three runs in the sixth inning. First, Jacob Olsen reached on an error and came around to score the Purple Hurricanes’ first run. Later in the sixth, Wes Wommack had an RBI single and Corey Olsen had an RBI double to bring in the other two Monroe Area runs.
With the win, the Indians improve to 17-4 overall and 12-2 in Region 8-AAAA. Monroe Area falls to 11-12 overall and 6-8 in region play with the loss.
The Indians return home today for their final regular season home game as they play host to the Madison County Red Raiders.
First pitch from the Reservation is set for 5:55 p.m.
Airtime is set for 5:45 p.m. or right after Braves’ baseball on AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com.