Panthers close regular season with win over Belmont on Senior Night as they prepare for playoffs

Pine Grove put a starting lineup of their six seniors on the field to close out their district schedule and they came away with a win over Belmont, taking revenge from an early season loss against the Cardinals with an 8-4 victory.

The Senior Six started the game off by throwing out the opening pitch to their fathers and each contributed in the game as the Panthers finished the regular season 19-6 (9-3).

Sophmore Gehrig Shinall got the win on the mound, striking out four in four innings of work, scattering four hits and giving up a pair of runs.

Pine Grove’s Gehrig Shinall got the win on the mound. Pic Credit: Jon Myers/Tippah County Sports

The Panthers jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning thanks to a 2-run blast from Senior Brice Lindley and Pine Grove never trailed in the contest.

Panther Senior Brice Lindley celebrating with Sophmore Tanner Pannell after Lindley’s first inning home run.

Seniors Carson Rowland and Jacob King pitched the final three innings for the Panthers.

The Panthers take on Calhoun City in the best of three opening round of the playoffs starting Friday.

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