Harlan squeezed a week’s worth of games into one day Saturday, winning four times to reach the 20-win mark for the second straight year.
The Dragons won three of the games in their last at bat and came from behind in the other. Harlan beat South Floyd 10-3 in the first game, then downed Pineville 6-3 and swept Barbourville 5-4 and 7-6.
Harlan 7, Barbourville 6
Noah Busroe had the game-winning hit as the Dragons completed the four-win day. Busroe led the Dragons with a double and single. Ben Abraham and Austin Miller each singled twice. Caleb Hogue, Jacob Hensley and Patrick Smallwood added one single each.
Jacob Clark pitched three innings and gave up three runs. Austin Wilson pitched two innings to earn the victory.
Barbourville 003 30 — 6 7 2
Harlan 410 11 — 7 9 5
Jackson and Grubb; Clark, Wilson (4) and Miller. WP — WIlson (5-2). LP — Jackson.
Harlan 5, Barbourville 4
Caleb Hogue had the game-winning hit in the seventh inning as the Dragons rallied from a 3-1 deficit.
Jacob Hensley had a home run and single to lead the Harlan offense. Jacob Clark, Hogue, Jacob Wilson, Patrick Smallwood and Austin Miller each had two singles. Ben Abraham and Corey Burns contributed one single each.
Hogue pitched the first four innings. Hensley pitched on inning. Miller earned the win, pitching the final two innings.
Barbourville 011 010 1 — 4 9 2
Harlan 100 030 1 — 5 14 2
Cobb, Worley (5) and Grubb; Hogue, Hensley (5), Miller (6) and Miller, Saylor (6). WP — Miller (5-3), LP — Worley. HR — Harlan (Hensley).
Harlan 6, Pineville 3
The Dragons broke a tie with a three-run fourth inning after Pineville scored twice in the top of the inning to pull even.
Noah Busroe led Harlan with a triple and double. Andrew Saylor and Ben Abraham added doubles. Caleb Hogue, Jacob Hensley, Corey Burns and Jacob Clark had singles.
Tye Patrick pitched the first three innings for the Dragons. Austin WIlson earned the win with one inning of work. Hogue had the save with one shutout inning of relief.
Pineville 001 20 — 3 2 1
Harlan 021 3x — 6 8 2
Adams and Slusher; Patrick, Wilson (4), Hogue (5) and Miller. WP — Wilson (4-2). LP — Adams. Sv — Hogue.
Harlan 10, South Floyd 3
The Dragons overcame an early 3-0 deficit to roll past the visiting Raiders.
Austin Miller gave up three runs on two hits in three innings with seven strikeouts and no walks. Austin Wilson pitched two shutout innings and gave up one hit with four strikeouts and one walk.
Andrew Saylor led the Dragons on offense with a double. Ben Abraham, Jacob Hensley, Corey Burns and Miller added singles.
Donnie Daniels had all three of the South Floyd hits.
South Floyd 210 00 — 3 3 3
Harlan 025 3x — 10 5 2
Niece, Daniels (4) and Meade; Miller, Wilson (4) and Saylor. WP — Miller (4-3). LP — Niece.