Saturday, May 20, 2017
Franklin County High School
In the second game of the conference doubleheader with Connersville, FC, the visiting team on the scoreboard, came out on top 7-1 to end the regular season. Alex Bischoff started the game for FC, but with sectional approaching, came out after 2 innings of shutout pitching due to pitch count limit. Grant Smith pitched the final 5 innings to get the win, allowing just 1 run that came in the bottom of the 7th inning.
Offensively, Logan Winters, Grant Smith, and Trevin Manderschied all had 2 hits games. Blake Ripperger, Winters and Smith each knocked in 2 runs.
Franklin County finished the season with an overall record of 17-5. In EIAC play, FC finished 10-4 for 3rd place behind Lawrenceburg (13-1) and Batesville (13-3).
The Wildcats will begin Sectional play at South Dearborn on Wednesday when they will take on the Rushville Lions. First pitch is scheduled for 5:30.