Franklin Picks Up Win Over Mercer

| May 15, 2018


FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Connor Rakow drove in a pair of runs to help Franklin to a 6-3 win over visiting Mercer Monday.

(Photo of Connor Rakow of Franklin. Submitted photo)

Rakow, who was 1-for-4, also scored a run.

Austin Rhoads chipped in a double for the Knights with Brendon Gordon going 1-for-3 with a run scored and Zachery Taylor driving in a run and scoring a run while walking three times.

Ian Haynes got the win going 4 1/3 innings allowing a run on four hits and three walks while striking out six. Gordon finished off the final 2 2/3 innings giving up two runs, one earned, on four hits and two walks while striking out two.

MONITEAU 8, REDBANK VALLEY 3

BUTLER, Pa. – Wyatt Geibel drove in three runs to help Moniteau down visiting Redbank Valley, 8-3, at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler.

Geibel was 1-for-3 with a double in the game for the Warriors, while Nick Sosigian and Chance Nagy each chipped in a pair of RBIs in the win.

Nick Sosigian was 1-for-2 with a double, two walks and a run scored with Nagy going 1-for-3 with a run scored. Brice Williams was also 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored for the Warriors, Hunter Fitzingo was 2-for-4 with a run scored and Jake Jewart was 2-for-4.

Nagy got the win in relief of Jewart. He pitched three innings allowing a hit and three walks while striking out six. Jewart went three innings allowing three runs on two hits and four walks while striking out four. Gage Neal finished off with a scoreless inning of relief walking one and striking out two.

Cameron Travis was 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI for Redbank Valley. Blaney Brooks added a hit, two walks and an RBI.

Bryan Layton took the loss allowing five runs, four earned, on six hits, a hit batter and three walks while striking out eight in five innings of work.


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