2018-05-15 / Sports

Franklin Diamondmen Stay Undefeated

With two Tri-Valley League wins in as many days last week, the Franklin baseball team finished the regular season undefeated. The Purple Devils downed Morris, 6-1, on Monday, and on Tuesday, they routed Cherry Valley-Springfield, 11-2.

In the game at Morris, both teams scored in the first inning. Franklin then tallied three runs in the third frame and two more in the fifth.

Tyler Gregory struck out 12 Mustang batters in a six-inning stint on the mound, and Joe Serrao finished with a scoreless seventh inning. The Devils outhit the home forces, 7-4, with Brandon Gregory leading the way with two hits.

At CV-S, the two teams were tied at 2-2 before the sixth inning, when Franklin rallied for seven runs. They tacked on two more runs in the seventh.

Relief pitcher Brian Johns pitched three strong innings to shut down the Patriots. Matt Serrao and Collin Campbell both had doubles for the Devils.

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