Decatur Central Hawks watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 7-1 loss to Franklin Community on Wednesday. Franklin Community took the lead on a walk in the first inning.
The Decatur Central Hawks struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Franklin Community, giving up seven runs.
Franklin Community got on the board in the first inning. Rinehold drew a walk, scoring one run.
Franklin Community scored three runs in the third inning. Torrance and Roberts all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.
Miles was the winning pitcher for Franklin Community. He allowed six hits and one run over six innings, striking out one and walking zero. Sullivan threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Bryce Woodruff took the loss for Decatur Central Hawks . He allowed seven hits and five runs over five innings, striking out two.
Decatur Central Hawks hit one home run on the day. Nolan Wade put one out in the fourth inning.
Decatur Central Hawks collected seven hits. Derik Profitt and Casey Martin each collected multiple hits for Decatur Central Hawks . Profitt led Decatur Central Hawks with three hits in four at bats.
Franklin Community collected nine hits on the day.
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