Panthers blank Tartans

Staff Report

PORTSMOUTH — The Clay Panthers (3-2, 3-1 SOC I) earned an 11-0 home win over East (1-6, 1-3 SOC I) in Southern Ohio Conference Division I play on Thursday.

Panthers junior Drew Zuefle allowed no hits on the mound for Clay, issuing just two walks in five innings of shutout baseball.

Senior Mitchell King had a multi-hit day for the Panthers, going 2-of-3 and driving a pair of runs.

Senior Carson Porginski, sophomore Evan Balestra, and Zuefle all had an RBI in the win

Clay hosts Western on Friday, while East travels to Symmes Valley.



East 0 0 0 0 0 — 0 0 5

Clay 1 8 2 0 X — 11 9 2

East hitting

Zander Cooke 0-1, BB

Leviticus Justice 0-1, BB

Clay hitting

Carson Porginski 1-3, 2R, RBI

Malachi Loper 1-3, 2R

Evan Balestra 0-1, RBI, BB

Mitchell King 2-3, R, 2RBI

Gaige Shorter 0-2, R

Drew Zuefle 1-1, R, RBI

Breylen Holsinger 1-1

Isaiah Whitt 1-2, R

Hayden Moore 0-1, R

Damone Sparks 1-1

Brandon Malone 1-1, 2R

Charlie Swartz 0-1


Landehn Pernell (E) 4IP, 9H, 5ER, 3BB, 6K (L)

Drew Zuefle (C) 5IP, 0H, 0ER, 2BB, 8K (W)

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