Rising Sun Little League's Major Division baseball team downed West End 14-4 in five innings Monday to remain in the hunt for a state title.
Sam Hogue was 4 for 4 with a grand slam and six RBIs. Adam Snyder collected two hits including a home run. Beni Gilcher was 2 for 4 with an RBI and three runs scored. Jason Mock had a hit and an RBI and scored two runs. Cade Eyman and Ethan Pierce both knocked in a run. Austin Jacob scored twice.
Brayden Patterson started for Rising Sun and pitched 2 2/3 shutout innings. Gilcher threw 1 1/3 innings and Ethan Gullion recorded two strikeouts in an inning of work.
Rising Sun plays another losers bracket game tonight at 5:30.