CHILLICOTHE — Have a day, Minford junior Adam Crank.
Crank was a difference maker at the plate and on the mound in the Falcons’ 7-1 victory over South Webster at VA Memorial Stadium in Chillicothe on Wednesday.
The junior was a perfect 4-of-4 at the plate, drove in a team-high three RBI, and pitched four shutout innings on the mound with seven strikeouts.
Minford (10-5, 9-3 SOC II) built a 6-0 lead through five-and-a-half innings, combining for 12 hits as a team.
Freshman JD Matiz had a pair of hits and scored three of the Falcons’ seven runs, and sophomore Carson Cronin had a pair of hits. Junior Aodhan Queen delivered a pair of RBI in the six-run victory.
South Webster senior Riley Cook was 2-of-3 at the plate and scored the Jeeps’ (7-9, 4-8 SOC II) lone run.
Minford 1 3 0 0 2 0 1 — 7 12 1
South Webster 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 — 1 3 0
JD Matiz 2-3, 3R, BB
Grant Wheeler 0-4, BB
Adam Crank 4-4, R, 3RBI
Aodhan Queen 1-4, 2RBI, BB
Noah Martin 1-2, RBI, BB
Branson Alley 1-4
Carson Cronin 2-4, R
Cole Borland 1-3, 2R
South Webster hitting
Riley Cook 2-3, R
Gavin Baker 1-2, BB
Isaiah Ruth 0-0, 3BB
Adam Crank (M) 4IP, 2H, 0ER, 4BB, 7K (W)
Noah Martin (M) 3IP, 1H, 0ER, 1BB, 5K
Robert Martin (SW) 6.1IP, 11H, 7ER, 6BB, 4K (L)
Cam Carpenter (SW) 0.2IP, 1H, 0ER, 1K
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