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Mifflin County 15s open Regional in grand fashion

MILROY – Like a well oiled machine the Mifflin County 15-year olds opened up it Regional play in grand fashion, dropping Frederick, Maryland 14-0 in a five inning shortened game.

On the mound, Connor Cherry and teammate Cole Knable combined on a 1-hit shut out en route to the victory. Cherry finished with seven strike outs and Knable struck out four.

Offensively, Mifflin County got multiple hits from Brian Yetter, who went 3-for-3 with 3RBIs and two runs scored, Casey Connor went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored. Cherry rounded things out as he went 2-for-2 with 2RBIs and two runs scored.

In the first, Cherry mowed down the side, striking out two despite allowing a lead off walk.

Catcher Jaxson Pupo took care of the runner as he threw out Maryland runner Derrick Baker.

In the bottom of the inning, Mifflin County plated the first run in the game. 

With one out Brian Yetter doubled and moved up to third on a wild pitch.

He later scored on a sacrifice fly by Ethan Eichhorn.

Things got a little dicey for the Mifflin County crew in the second as Frederick loaded the bases.

But the defense was cool under pressure as they came out unscathed.

Mifflin County started to warm up in the second inning as it was able to collect two more runs to extend the lead to 3-0.

Pupo hustled out a grounder to third as the throw from third sailed over the first baseman’s head.

Cherry singled to put two on.

With two out, Yetter brought both in to give the home team a little breathing room.

Again in the third, Frederick was able to get a runner to third, only to have him stranded as Cherry struck out out two to end the inning.

In just a blink of an eye the Mifflin County exploded for its biggest run output of the night as “the Blue and White” batted around as a total of 13 went to bat.

When the dust settled, MC had plated eight more runs and took a commanding 11-0 lead going into the fourth.

Cole Knable came in to continue to keep Frederick at bay and did just that, keeping it scoreless as the game went into the bottom of the inning.

Mifflin County again had its bats going and added three more runs to give them a 14-0 advantage as they went into the fifth.

But that would be all Knable would need as Mifflin County ended the game 1-2-3.

Mifflin County will be back in action Saturday at 8pm at Milroy.

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