The Vienna Grade School boys’ baseball team defeated Hardin County 14-10, Saturday, Sept. 22 to bring home the 2012 SIJHSAA Class M championship.
The Gallatin County regional win earns the Rams an opportunity to compete in the Class M state tournament. They will face Trico Junior High Saturday, September 29. The game is scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m.
Down 0-6 after the first three innings, VGS scored five runs in the 4th against Hardin County before adding five more in the 5th-inning.
The Rams continued their scoring streak with four runs in the 6th-inning to ensure the victory.
Hardin County had defeated the Rams in the ‘Rams Invitational Classic’ held last Saturday in Vienna.
Nolan Dahncke pitched four innings, while adding two hits and four RBIs.
Strong pitching performances from Ryan Wright and Christian Pearl in the 5th, 6th, and 7th innings allowed the Rams’ fourteen runs to prevail.
Other two-hit performances were provided by Nate Kerley, Jakob Breeden and Keith Dunn with three RBIs and Christian Pearl with two.
The Rams are coached by Adam Hook and Ned Trovillion.