But it sure looked like a football score.
Yes, they were playing baseball on Tuesday night at Van as the Man High School Hillbillies outslugged the homestanding Van Bulldogs 24-13.
The Billies (10-9) pounded out 25 hits and scored 10 runs alone in the top of the fourth inning against the winless Bulldogs, which dropped to 0-12 on the season.
Man led 6-1 after two innings, 10-1 after three and 20-1 after three and a half.
The Bulldogs plated seven runs in the bottom of the fourth to make it a 20-8 ballgame.
Man added one run in the fifth and three more in the sixth. Van pushed five runs across in the bottom of the fifth.
The Billies committed no errors in the win. The Bulldogs had four errors.
J.T. Twardy and Tyler Grimmett were each 4-for-5 at the plate to lead the Man offense. Twardy had two RBI and a double. Grimmett drove in four runs and rapped out two doubles.
Wade Smith hit a grand slam home run for the Billies and was 2-for-4 at the plate.
Drew Merritt was 3-for-5 with a double and one RBI.
Jordan Simpson was 2-for-2 with two RBI while Shane Browning went 2-for-2 with three runs batted in.
Nick Carter was 2-for-5 with a triple and two RBI.
Thomas Blair was 2-for-4 with one run knocked in.
Cody Carter, Jacob Riggins, Caycee Mullins and Aaron Willard all had a hit and an RBI.
Corey Agosti and Jacob Gore had two hits each to lead Van. Gore hit a grand slam in the five-run fifth and added a double while driving in five runs.
Man’s pitchers couldn’t find the plate, issuing 18 walks. Van starter Gore and relief pitcher Jacob Legg walked eight batters.
Mullins was the starting and winning pitcher for Man. He went three innings but allowed six earned runs and 10 walks. He struck out two batters.
Tommy Belcher came on in relief in the fourth. Merritt pitched the last 2-2/3 innings and gave up five earned runs and six hits while fanning five and walking five.
Gore allowed seven earned runs in three innings of work. Legg yielded 14 earned runs in the last three innings of work.
Man is scheduled to host Rivervew Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., weather permitting.