Saturday, April 22, 2017
Rushville Consolidated High School
Franklin County High School
FC picked up a second EIAC win on Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 win over Rushville in Game 2 of the doubleheader. With both being conference games, FC was the home team on the scoreboard in Game 2. Ben Krider pitch 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and no runs before giving way to Alex Bischoff to record the final 2 outs of the game. Brennan Meyers was 3-3 with 2 doubles and scored the only run of the game.
With Rushville threatening in the 7th with 2nd and 3rd and 1 out, Bischoff came in to relieve Krider. On the attempted squeeze play, the Rushville batter missed the bunt allowing Meyers to tag the runner coming down the 3rd base line. Bischoff struck out the batter later in the at bat to seal the win.
FC is 9-2, 5-1 in EIAC play, and will host Jac-Cen-Del on Monday. On Thursday FC will travel to East Central before going to Centerville on Friday.