Franklin County improved their conference record to 7-4 on Thursday night, beating Lawrenceburg 5-2 to finish off a week of 3 conference games with a 3-0 record. On the mound, FC got another great start, this time from Sophomore Garrett Ertel. Ertel went a complete game, giving up just 3 hits and 1 earned run while not walking anyone.
Offensively, after the Tigers got a run in the top of the 1st, FC responded with 4 runs of their own. 7 different Wildcats recorded hits in the game with 8 of the 9 starters reaching base.
FC will host Rushville on Monday night for Senior Night. The Wildcats have 3 remaining conference games and are in contention for the conference title.