Decatur Central Hawks beat Greenwood, 4-3 to sweep the series and improve to 3-3 in Mid-State standings and 6-5 overall.
In the first inning, Greenwood got their offense started. Greenwood scored two runs when Rau singled.
Decatur Central responded in the top of the 2nd with an opposite field blast from Parker Harrington that went over the center field wall. The Hawks later knotted the game up at three in the top of the fourth inning. Parker Harrington grounded out, scoring one run.
Decatur Central Hawks pulled away for good with one run in the fifth inning.
Harrington took the win for Decatur Central Hawks . He went four innings, allowing zero runs on two hits, striking out seven and walking one. Several big opportunities for the Woodmen to score were stymied by Harrington with gutsy strikeouts.
Rau toed the rubber for Greenwood. He surrendered four runs on two hits over five innings, striking out six. Sobieray threw two innings in relief.
Bryce Woodruff started the game for Decatur Central Hawks . He lasted three innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out four and walking one
Harrington led Decatur Central Hawks with two hits in three at bats.
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