Junior Travis Smiley was a walk away from a perfect game Wednesday as the North Hardin Trojans routed homestanding 17th District rival Fort Knox, 16-0 in five innings.
Smiley (1-0) struck out 10 and walked one to lead the Trojans past the Eagles.
Senior Graham Mathews singled, drove in four runs and scored once for North Hardin (9-4, 2-0 district), while sophomore A.J. Morales tripled and scored twice.
Junior Blake Yates had two singles, three runs and an RBI and junior Markus Bell singled, scored twice and drove in a run.