MOUNDS, Okla. — Silo Rebels’ Lance “Power” House hit two home runs, one a grand-slam, to propel his team past Caney-Valley, 26-3, to capture the regional title. House hit both of his home runs in the bottom of the first inning.
The Rebels’ offensive machine was well-oiled and running smoothly on Wednesday afternoon in Mounds, Okla.
Silo spotted Caney-Valley a run in the top of the first inning. Then the Rebels took over in the bottom half of the inning and never looked back.
The Silo scoring smorgasbord began immediately. Leadoff hitter Andrew Bolin drew a walk, then Leonard Sandler hammered a RBI double. House would come up to the plate and a hit a bullet over the fence for his first home run. Then more RBI’s started to pour in for Silo.
Trenton Long was Silo’s starting pitcher and he helped out his own cause when he hit a SAC-RBI. Teammate Lucas Long then hit a 2 RBI single. Tanner Clark got into the mix with a RBI single. Then with the bases loaded, House stepped up to the plate again and hammered a deep ball that went yard for a grand-slam.
Silo led 11-1 after the first inning.
The Rebels put seven more runs on the board in the second inning to make it 18-1. Lucas Long drove in two more runs with a double. Tanner Hearon also hit two RBI’s. Leonard Sandler, Jarris Hamilton and Kris Taylor all hit RBI’s to finish off the second inning.
Silo wasn’t done. In the third inning they ripped out six more runs and by the end of the inning, Silo led 25-1. Bolin and Sandler both hit RBI’s and House would drive in two more runs with a 2 RBI double. Hamilton and Trenton Long both rounded out the scoring with RBI singles.
Silo is now headed to state tournament and waiting to see who their next opponent will be.
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