BENTON – Senior Walker Brockhouse hit a go-ahead grand slam in the sixth inning Monday afternoon to help Mt. Vernon to a 5-2 victory over Benton in high school baseball action.
Trailing 2-1 in the sixth inning, Brockhouse hit a home run to clear the bases and give the Rams the lead.
He also picked up the victory on the hill by throwing six innings striking out six, walking one and surrendering one earned run.
Cole Morgan and Gage Burroughs also picked up hits, while Quinton Kujawa pitched the seventh for the save.
The Rams are 19-6 on the season. Mt. Vernon can lock up the outright South 7 conference title Tuesday with a win over Centralia.