The Mercer County (16-6) baseball team had an opportunity to take complete control of the 46th District Tuesday night in West Jessamine (15-6), but were unable to capitalize, falling to the Colts, 2-1.
The win currently gives the Colts the best record in the district at 3-2 with no games left to play. East Jessamine (16-7) and Mercer currently sit in a two way tie at second at 2-2, each with a game to play against Burgin (0-8) who is 0-1 in the district.
West Jessamine scored the game’s opening run in the bottom of the third inning. Trey Merida led off with a double to left field for the Colts and advanced to third on a Tyler Adams 4-3 ground out. Merida was driven home by another 4-3 ground out by Jake Purkins, giving West the 1-0 lead.