Panthers down Black Knights

Published 11:40 am Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Cumberland Gap High School Panthers baseball team got a big district win April 30 against Chuckey-Doak by the final score of 12-6.

This game was highlighted by Darrin Robertson’s solo home run and a total team effort at the plate by belting out 11 total hits on the way to victory. Brennan Murphy had over a dozen first pitch strikes and had four strikeouts which helped his team get the win.

A four-run sixth inning was led by Murphy, Michael Moyers, Matthew Massengill and Micah Cannon who all had RBIs to help pull the Panthers away from the Black Nights.

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The Panthers played Grainger County during the opening game of the Blue Ridge Athletic Conference district baseball tournament May 5 and sent them home for the season with a 4-2 victory in extra innings. The Panthers were scheduled to play again May 7.