The Section baseball team used a big winning to secure another rivalry win.

The Lions scored 12 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to secure a 16-2 win over visiting Pisgah Friday afternoon. 

It was the second win in three days for Section (6-6) over the Eagles, giving the Lions a 2-1 advantage in the season series.

Trevier Porter and Taylor Payne drove in four runs apiece for Section, which had at least one RBI from eight different batters.

Porter had three hits, including a two-run triple, four RBIs and four runs scored while Jacob Gentry had three hits, three runs scored and an RBI for Section. 

Payne had one hit and Wiley McCutchen and Cole Wood had one hit and one RBI each and Drake McCutchen, Dillon Pope and Johnathan Carroll had one RBI each.

Gentry got the win on the mound, allowing just two hits and two walks while striking out six.

Kristian Wheeler had two hits and a run score for Pisgah.

Piedmont 5, North Jackson 1 — At Piedmont, the Class 3A No. 5-ranked Bulldogs scored four runs in the fourth inning to rally past 4A No. 3 North Jackson on Friday.

The Chiefs had just two hits, singles from Cade Bellomy and Logan Morris, who drive in a run.

Cherokee County 10, North Jackson 6 — At Piedmont, Cherokee County built a 10-2 lead through six innings before holding off the Class 4A No. 3-ranked Chiefs’ last at-bat rally attempt on Friday. 

North Jackson (15-4) led 2-1 before Cherokee County scored five runs in the third inning to take the lead for good.

Logan Morris went 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Chiefs while Cade Bellomy singled, walked twice and drove in a run while Carter Gass and Jordan Eakin had one hit and one RBI each.

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