MASON, W.Va. — The Wahama baseball team evened its overall record to .500 Monday night following a 9-1 victory over visiting Eastern in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division matchup in Mason County.
The White Falcons (2-2, 2-0 TVC Hocking) trailed 1-0 after a half-inning of play, but the hosts responded with three runs in the first and another in the second to secure a 4-1 cushion through two complete.
WHS then followed by sending nine batters to the plate in the fourth, which resulted in five runs on five hits and an error — allowing the Red and White to take a commanding 9-1 cushion through four full frames.
The Eagles (0-3, 0-2) — thanks to a Wahama error — managed only baserunner over the final three innings, which ultimately allowed the White Falcons to claim their second straight win with the eight-run triumph.
Wahama outhit the guests by a 12-1 overall margin and both teams committed four errors in the contest. Garrett Miller was the winning pitcher after allowing just three walks over seven innings while striking out three. Brandon Coleman took the loss after surrendering just one walk over six frames while fanning four.
Wyatt Zuspan and Wesley Harrison each led WHS with three hits apiece, followed by Kane Roush and Demtrius Serevicz with two safeties each. Hunter Bradley and Mason Hicks also had a hit each for the victors.
Zuspan led the hosts with four RBIs and Harrison followed with three RBIs. Roush also scored a team-best three runs in the decision.
Coleman had the lone hit and lone RBI for the Eagles. Tyler Morris walked and scored the only run in the first inning.