Arcanum baseball team defeats National Trail


ARCANUM – Arcanum beat National Trail 9-5 in a Cross County Conference baseball game on Thursday.

Arcanum scored three runs in the second inning then National Trail scored two in the top of the third to make it 3-2. Arcanum went up 9-2 with one run in the third inning, four in the fourth and one in the sixth. Trail scored the game’s final three runs in the seventh inning.

Arcanum had 10 hits and three errors while National Trail had six hits and two errors.

Kaleb Shilt was 2-for-2 with two walks, a stolen base, a RBI and a run. Lane Byrne was 2-for-4 and scored a run. Michael Fecker was 1-for-2, walked three times, scored two runs and drove in a run. Evan Atchley was 1-for-4, scored a run and drove in two runs. Cory Ross was 1-for-3 with a triple, a walk, a stolen base, a RBI and a run.

Wade Meeks was 1-for-5 with a stolen base and a run. Carver Gostomsky was 1-for-2 and walked once. Grant Delk was 1-for-4. Cole Spitler walked once, scored a run and drove in two runs. Isiah Hootman scored a run.

Delk pitched four innings to earn the win, allowing two unearned runs on three hits, six walks and three strikeouts. Atchley pitched three innings and gave up two earned runs and one unearned run on three hits, three walks and three strikeouts.

Arcanum improved to 11-5 overall and 9-3 in the CCC with the win.

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