Rylee Bernot pitched and hit the Gillespie Miners (6-7) to an 8-1 victory over Pana on Wednesday afternoon. Bernot pitched six innings for the team and recorded a pair of RBI’s from his single in the fifth inning. On the mound, he allowed no earned runs on four hits and two walks.
Bryce McKinney was solid at the plate for Miners with two hits in three at-bats. He drove in one and scored one run. He singled in the third and sixth innings.
The Miners went up for good in the first, scoring two runs on two singles. They later added three runs in the third and another three runs in the fifth.
Gillespie heads to Beardstown this afternoon and tomorrow morning to play in the Beardstown tournament. Next week, the Miners are slated to play three homes games – Monday against Staunton at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday against Litchfield at 4:30 p.m. and Saturday morning against North Green at 10 a.m.