ASHTON, W.Va. — There’s nothing like starting the postseason off with a bang.
The Wahama baseball team marked 10 runs in its first inning of postseason baseball and cruised to an 18-0 victory over Calhoun County in a sectional game at Hannan High School.
The White Falcons (15-9) scored 10 runs on five hits in the opening inning, taking advantage of three errors, three walks and a hit batter. Wahama added eight more runs in the second inning on five hits, two walks, a hit batter and two errors. WHS subbed its starters out in the third inning and cruised to a 18-0 victory.
Hunter Bradley earned the victory on the mound for Wahama after allowing just three hits and a walk in three innings of work, while striking out seven. Mason Hicks struck out five in the final two innings without allowing a hit, or a walk.
Starcher suffered the loss for Calhoun County (6-16) after surrendering seven runs on three hits and two walks without recording an out.
The White Falcon offense was led by Hunter Bradley, Wesley Harrison and Brent Larck with two hits each, followed by Wyatt Zuspan, Tyler Grimm, Demetrius Serevicz, Ian Hook and Ricky Kearns with one hit each. Zuspan marked a game-high four runs batted in, Bradley had three, Harrison, Larck, Grimm and Serevicz each added two, while Hook had one RBI in the win.
Zuspan scored a team-best three times, followed by Bradley, Larck, Grimm, Serevicz and Kane Roush with two runs scored each. Kearns, Garrett Miller and Jacob Bennett each scored twice, while Bradley and Kearns led the way with two stolen bases. Grimm, Miller and Serevicz each added a teal in the win.
Wilson, Miller and Fulks each marked a hit in the loss for Calhoun.