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White, Ceramics post tourney win over SP

Jim Walker



SOUTH POINT — White left the South Point Pointers feeling blue.

Trey White pitched a three-hitter as the Crooksville Ceramics got past the South Point Pointers 5-2 on Wednesday in the Division III sectional tournament.

White struck out 12 and walked two in going the distance for the win.

Logan Wade and Chris Woodard limited Crooksville to six hits. Wade struck out six, walked three and allowed four of the runs on five hits. Woodard struck out two and walked one.

The game was scoreless until the fifth inning when the Ceramics scored twice.

With one out, Eric Taylor singled, Hayden Hamilton sacrificed him to second, Nick Headley walked and Landon Hinkle and White followed with base hits.

Crooksville made it 5-0 in the top of the fifth.

Gavan Rodgers was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning and Brock White walked. After a fly out to right, Taylor sacrificed the runners.

Hamilton walked and Headley cleared the bases with a three-run triple.

South Point answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning.

Christian Pritchard doubled to open the inning and Woodard drew a one-out walk. Tanner Hall put down a bunt that was thrown away for an error allowing Pritchard to score. Wade followed with an RBI single..

Crooksville got a one-out single in the seventh by Kevin Taylor but Woodard struck out the next two batters to end the inning.

Trey White retired the Pointers in order in the bottom of the inning including a strikeout to end the game.

Crooksville will host Southeastern at 11 a.m. on Saturday in the sectional finals.

Crooksville 000 023 0 = 5 6 1

South Point 000 002 0 = 2 3 2

Trey White and Hayden Hamilton. Logan Wade, Chris Woodard (6) and Christian Pritchard. W-White (K-12, BB-2, ER-2). L-Wade (IP-5.0, K-6, BB-3, R-4, H-5). Woodard IP-2, R-1, ER-1, H-1, K-2, BB-1. Hitting-Crks: Nick Headley 1-2 3B, Landon Hinkle 1-4, Trey White 1-4, Kevin Taylor 1-4, Eric Taylor 2-2; SP: Chris Woodard 1-2 2B, Logan Wade 1-3, Christian Pritchard 1-3 2B.