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Prep Report: Waldron baseball closes regular season with win over Edinburgh

Waldron baseball will carry momentum into the postseason after securing a 16-15 victory Monday over Edinburgh.

The Mohawks (7-17, 3-9 Mid-Hoosier Conference) led 9-5 after one inning then allowed six runs in the third and trailed 12-9.

A five-run fourth put Waldron back in control of the MHC contest.

Bryant Becker led Waldron with three hits, three runs scored and five runs batted in.

Bryce Yarling had four hits and two RBIs.

Eli Sheppard had three hits and scored three runs.

Jacob Lindsey secured the win with four innings of relief work. He allowed five hits and three walks while striking out four in relief of Jordan Bennett.

Yarling pitched a scoreless inning of relief and had two strikeouts.

Waldron swept the two-game series with Edinburgh after winning game one, 14-3 on May 16.

The Mohawks and Lancers (5-15, 1-11 MHC) meet again Saturday at Morristown High School in the second semifinal game of Class A, Sectional 59.

In other prep events Monday:




Greenfield-Central 17, Triton Central 5

At Greenfield-Central, the visiting Tigers managed just five hits off a pair of G-C pitchers to close out the regular season with an 11-11 record.

The Cougars (11-14) scored four runs in the bottom of the first and added seven more in the second to open up an 11-0 lead.

Grant Shepherd, Andrew Zellers and Joey Roland each had two hits for the Cougars. Zellers had a grand slam and drove in five runs.

Lane Wadle collected the win on the mound. Michael Sitzman closed out the game with a scoreless inning of relief work.

Hayden May had two hits for Triton Central.

The Tigers begin the postseason Wednesday against Indianapolis Scecina in a quarterfinal game of Class 2A, Sectional 42 hosted by Scecina.



Boys Golf

Edinburgh 174, Morristown 183, Waldron 214

Asher Caldwell shot 42 and the Yellow Jackets split between a pair of Mid-Hoosier Conference rivals.

Edinburgh won the three-way match at Timbergate Golf Course.

Morristown was runner-up with Nick Stidham posting 46, Carson Essex following at 47 and Carson Conrad shot 48.

Morristown returns to the links Thursday at Blue Bear Golf Club against Shelbyville.