The Duncan Demons baseball team fell on hard times Thursday at the Midwest City Wood Bat Tournament, as it dropped a 6-0 decision to the Moore Lions.

The Demons came up with only four hits, two of which came off the bat of Vince Linke who was 2-for-3. Kyle Payne and Colby Snider had the other hits for DHS.

Austin Stanley took the loss on the bump for Duncan, lasting five innings. He allowed six hits, struck out four, walked two and hit two batters.

Brandon Smith relieved Stanley in the sixth to finish the last two innings, allowing two hits and walking two.

Moore got on the scoreboard first with a run in the third, as Isaac Blake scored on a single by Jeff Hinkley.

The Lions tallied three more runs in the fourth, Bryson Shonick singled and Tyler Branon reached on an error that allowed Shonick to score for the 2-0 edge.

Cody Hudson laid down a sacrifice bunt and Chris Hinkley drove in Branon with a single. Hinkley scored on a single by Blake for a 4-0 cushion.

Stanley and the Demons kept the Lions at bay in the fifth, but gave up the last two runs in the sixth.

Stanley hit the first two batters of the inning and was lifted for Smith. Smith gave up a two-RBI single to Jeff Hinkley for the 6-0 final.

Duncan plays Midwest City at 4:30 p.m. today.

Wednesday’s Game

Duncan 5, Putnam City North 4

The Demons got a 5-4 win over Putnam City North, led by an eight-inning by Mark Kendall on the mound.

Duncan scored a run in the first and three in the third, only to have the Pirates do the same in the fifth and sixth innings to send the game into extra innings.

Kendall got himself the win by driving in Zach Russell.

Payne was 3-for-3 in the game, while Linke was 2-for-3.

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