TELL CITY -- Through five innings it looked like the first team to score would come out as victors as visiting Gibson Southern and Tell City were locked in a scoreless battle.

The Titans broke through with a run in the top of the sixth inning, but the game was far from over.

The hosts answered with a pair of runs in the home half of the frame for a 2-1 lead heading into the seventh inning.

But Gibson Southern bounced back with a five runs in its final at bats to score a 6-3 win.

"After giving up the lead in the sixth, it's tough to come back in your last at bat," Titans coach Chris May stated. "Especially on the road, but this win topped a pretty good week for us. Hopefully it makes the kids enjoy prom (Saturday night) a little more."

Oliver Hamilton started the seventh inning rally with a lead-off walk.

Caleb Sellers followed with a single -- the only hit of the inning.

After a walk to Aaron Breivogel loaded the bases, back-to-back walks to Brayden Malone and Cody Hupp gave the Titans a 3-2 lead.

Colbus Morgan scored the third run of the frame on a passed ball before the final two tallies of the inning came when Tell City committed a fielding error on a hard-hit grounder by Payton Boyd.

Hupp pitched all seven innings to earn the second win of the season on the hill. The southpaw scattered eight hits and fanned eight batters.

Hupp also collected the only other hit of the game for the Titans.

Gibson Southern also picked up a win the night before over Mt. Vernon, 9-2.

Hupp, Cale Colvert, Kaden Hurless and Sellers all collected two hits in the win.

Hupp knocked in two runs, while Taylor Lintzenich, Hurless, Hunter Seaton and Breivogel all had an RBI.

Malone went the distance to collect his first win of the season.

"We got goo pitching, good fielding and good hitting," May said of the win.

Gibson Southern (6-2) plays host to South Spencer Tuesday.

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