Fallston remains perfect

Cougars defeat Franklin in baseball, move to 8-0

Spring Sports

April 14, 2009|By From Sun staff reports

It wasn't particularly pretty, but the end result was the same as it has been all season.

After giving up two runs in the top of the inning, the No. 2 Fallston baseball team was staring at a two-run deficit as it prepared to bat in the fourth against Franklin.

But a six-run inning broke the game open, and the Cougars (8-0) went on to defeat the visiting Indians, 11-6, to remain unbeaten.

Ryan Ziolkowski was 2-for-4 with three RBIs to lead Fallston, which added four more runs in the sixth after Franklin (4-2) scored twice in the top of the inning to make it a 7-5 game.

Taylor Nelson also had a big game for the Cougars, scoring three times while stealing a pair of bases and pitching an inning in relief.

BOYS' LATIN 8, SEVERN 7:: The defending Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference champion Lakers (4-2) scored five times in the seventh to pull out a victory over the visiting Admirals (6-5).

RIVERDALE BAPTIST 3, NO. 3 C. MILTON WRIGHT 2, 12 INN.: : Sophomore Abe Botal drove in the winning run on a fielder's choice in the 12th inning as the visiting Crusaders defeated the Mustangs (7-3). Botal entered in the seventh and pitched five innings, allowing just one hit and striking out eight.


FRANKLIN 2, NO. 10 FALLSTON 0: : Jordan Eades allowed one hit and struck out 11 in seven innings as the Indians (5-2) defeated the host Cougars.

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