FRANKLIN FURNACE — The Clay Panthers earned a 17-0 road win over Green in Southern Ohio Conference Division I play on Monday.
The Panthers (6-4, 6-3 SOC I) earned their sixth-win against SOC I competition as they reside in fourth-place in the league standings behind Symmes Valley, Notre Dame, and Ironton St. Joe.
Three different Panthers starters had perfect days at the plate as freshman Malachi Loper, senior Mitchell King, and sophomore Carson Holschuh each went 3-of-3 with at-least one RBI.
Junior Drew Zuefle earned the win on the hill over Green (2-9, 2-5 SOC I) — pitching three innings while allowing one hit, walking three, and striking out four.
Clay 3 11 2 1 0 — 17 12 0
Green 0 0 0 0 0 — 0 2 2
Carson Porginski 1-3, 3R, RBI, BB
Malachi Loper 3-3, 2R, RBI, BB
Charlie Swartz 0-1
Evan Balestra 0-3, 2R, RBI, BB
Mitchell King 3-3, 3R, 2RBI
Gaige Shorter 0-3, 2RBI, R, BB
Brandon Malone 0-1
Drew Zuefle 1-4, R, 2RBI
Dawson James 0-1, 2R, 2BB
Derrick Hammond 1-1
Hayden Moore 0-2, R
Isaiah Whitt 0-0, BB
Carson Holschuh 3-3, 2R, RBI
Nathaniel Brannigan 1-3
Landon Lewis 1-2
Drew Zuefle (C) 3IP, 1H, 0ER, 3BB, 4K (W)
Evan Balestra (C) 2IP, 1H, 0ER, 0BB, 5K
Ace Thompson (G) 1.1IP, 3H, 4ER, 2BB, 2K (L)
Landon Lewis (G) 0.0IP, 1H, 7ER, 4BB
Austin Ray (G) 1.2IP, 4H, 3ER, 1K
Landon Kimbler (G) 1.2IP, 4H, 1ER, 1K
Nathaniel Brannigan (G) 0.1IP, 0H, 1K