Jordan Hochstetler tossed a four-hit shutout in sparking Fairfield to a 6-0 NECC baseball victory over visiting Prairie Heights last Thursday.
The Falcon fireballer whiffed nine Panthers and walked just one in his gem. Leading the winners at the plate were Tony Zook with an RBI double, David Mahoney with a two-run single, Zach Newcomer with two hits and two runs scored, and Austin Christner with an RBI.
Ryan Day, Quinten Bland, Matt Handshoe and Jacob Heller each slapped a single for the Panthers. Corey Johnson took the pitching loss, striking out four and walking three in five innings.
Bethany Christian and Prairie Heights divided up a varsity baseball doubleheader Saturday.
The visiting Bruins tallied two runs in the top of the fifth inning to rally for a 3-2 victory in the first game. Ryan Day and Taylor Grubb brought home the Panther runs with singles.
Quinton Holloway and Bo Murphy split up the pitching duties for Heights. The duo combined to give up six hits, walk three and strikeout five.
In the nightcap, Corey Johnson knocked in six runs with a triple and a double to lead the Panthers to a 15-5 triumph. Jacob Heller went 4-4 with two RBI, and Day drove in two runs with a triple and a double. Murphy, Joey Barry, Spencer Hess