Chillicothe exploded for six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning en route to handing the Terre Haute Rex summer team a 10-3 setback in Prospect League baseball Thursday night at VA Memorial Stadium.

For the Rex (4-3), Mitchell Garrity went 2 for 3 and Brendan Sher and A.J. Fritz each went 2 for 4. Carter Bridge, Sher and Fritz knocked in one run apiece as pitcher Clayton Mayfield took the loss.

The host Paints improved their record to 2-5.

The same teams will travel to Terre Haute to square off Friday night at Bob Warn Field, starting at 7:05.

American Legion

Wayne Newton Post 346 7, Danville Post 118 3 — At Terre Haute North High School, Will Kelly went 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles and Tristan Elder added a double to lead Post 346 to its second victory without a loss this season.

Ethan Newman picked up another pitching victory for Wayne Newton.

Post 346 will play host to Danville, Ill., for a doubleheader Sunday at Terre Haute North, starting at noon.