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Hunt’s 1-hitter leads Fairland

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

PROCTORVILLE — Staying perfect.
The Fairland Dragons beat the Portsmouth Trojans 4-1 on Wednesday to remain unbeaten in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Fairland (10-3, 7-0) got the win as Gavin Hunt fashioned a masterful one-hitter. Hunt struck out four, walked four and the one run was earned.
Hunt threw just 80 pitches and 47 for strikes.
The only hit was a single by Daewin Spence who was the losing pitcher.
The Dragons had five hits with Alex Rogers going 2-3 with a run batted in. Brennan West was 1-3 with two RBI and Kyle Rankin 1-3 with an RBI. Dacoda Chapman was 1-3.
Portsmouth 000 001 0 = 1 1 0
Fairland 002 002 x = 4 5 1
Daewin Spence and Caeleb McGraw. Gavin Hunt and Bryan Defoe. W-Hunt (K-4, BB-4, ER-1). L-Spence (K-6, BB-6, ER-4). Hitting-PHS: Daewin Spence 1-3, William Sturgill rbi; FHS: Dacoda Chapman 1-3, Alex Rogers 2-3 rbi, Kyle Rankin 1-3 rbi, Brennan West 1-3 2-rbi.