Falcons avenge early season loss to SW


Staff Report



SOUTH WEBSTER — The Minford Falcons have shown over the last three weeks that their two-game losing streak stretch in early April — which included an 11-7 loss to South Webster — wasn’t meant to define them.

Since their losses to South Webster and Jackson on April 2 and April 3 in which they allowed a combined 18 runs, the Falcons haven’t allowed more than three runs in a game.

That trend continued on Friday when the Falcons traveled to face the Jeeps and avenged their early season loss with a 10-1 road win — their 10th straight victory to improve their overall record to 12-2 (10-1 SOC II).

A six-run third inning gave the Falcons a 6-1 lead over SW after the Jeeps scored their only run in the bottom of the firth.

Minford pitchers Noah Martin and Cole Borland combined to allow just three hits, while Martin earned the win on the mound in three innings of work.

The Falcons scored their 10 runs on eight hits and six walks drawn as Borland and Matthew Risner both had multi-hit days.

Risner finished 2-of-3 with two RBI, as Borland went 2-of-4 with an RBI and a run scored.

Eight different Falcons scored a run and six had a hit in the victory.

Grant Wheeler, Adam Crank, Elijah Vogelsong-Lewis, Martin, and Aodhan Queen each had a hit at the plate to add to their offensive performance.

South Webster saw three different players have a hit — Aidan Andrews, Trae Zimmerman, and Isaiah Ruth each reached base via single.

SW’s Robert Martin was credited with the loss, pitching three innings before being relieved by Cam Carpenter for the final four.

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BOX SCORE

Minford: 0 0 6 2 1 0 1 — 10 8 4

South Webster: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 — 1 3 2

W: Martin (M), L: Martin (SW)

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