The South Decatur varsity baseball team defeated county and conference rival North Decatur 9-3 Tuesday night.
Aaron Haley pitched a complete game for South.
North junior Luke Perdue started for the Chargers, while Cory Fasbinder and senior Will Jarman also pitched.
South scored one in the second inning and added three in the third for the decisive inning. The Cougars put up five more runs in the sixth.
The Chargers scored all of their runs in the seventh, falling short of a rally.
South tallied seven hits and three errors. Senior Taylor Kopplin went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Oakley Billingsley went 1-for-3 with two RBIs, and Aaron Haley went 2-for-4 with one run driven in.
South is now 8-8 overall and 3-2 in Mid-Hoosier Conference. The Cougars play Eastern Hancock Thursday night.
Contact Nick Gonnella at (812) 663-3111, x7003; firstname.lastname@example.org