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April 8th: Male Athlete of the Week l Kirby Moore
Kirby Moore l RHP l So. l 5-8 l 160 l Minden, La. l Minden HS
Moore earned his first collegiate win in fashion on Friday night in relief going into extra innings in a 12-10 win over Louisiana College. Coming into the game with two outs in the eighth inning, Moore pitched all the way through the 12th inning for the win. He had three strikeouts in the game and pitched out of three potential game winning situations for Louisiana College. Moore only gave up four hits in the 4.1 innings pitched and finished the game with a strikeout to earn the win.
The situations in which he pitched out of were in all four innings. In the ninth the winning run for Louisiana College was on second base with one out when he struck out the last two batters to send the game to extra innings. In the 10th inning, the winning run was once again on second base with one out and he had a ground out and fly out to end the inning. The 11th inning brought the winning run to third base with two outs as he had the final out fly out to end the threat. Then in the 12th inning there were runners on 2nd and 3rd base with two outs and he struck out the final batter to pick up the win.