Bill Lusk | WVOW Sports
LOGAN Dawson Maynard tossed a one-hit shutout and Garrett Williamson drove in three runs as Class AA No. 2 Logan defeated No. 4 Shady Spring, 10-0, in five innings Saturday afternoon at Roger E. Gertz Field.
Maynard tossed his second shutout of the season improving his season record to 2-0. Maynard struck out seven in five innings, allowed just one single, and walked one batter. Maynard was also 1-for-3 at the plate with a triple and one RBI.
Williamson led the Wildcats at the plate finishing 3-for-4 with three RBIs. Aiden Slack was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and three runs scored. Korbin Bostic was 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs. Konner Lowe had a double and one RBI and Jake Ramey had one hit and one RBI while Carson Kirk tripled, and Ryan Roberts singled.
Logan took a 1-0 lead in the first inning when Bostic doubled to score Slack. Ramey walked in the second inning with the bases loaded to score Roberts giving Logan a 2-0 lead after two innings.
The Wildcats scored four runs in the fourth inning. Slack started the scoring with a run-scoring to plate Kirk making it 3-0 and Maynard’s triple plated Slack to increase Logan’s advantage to 4-0. Williamson made it 5-0 with his run-scoring single that allowed Chad Burnette to score from third base and a double by Lowe scored Bostic giving Logan a 6-0 lead after four innings.
Logan put the game away in the fifth inning with four runs. Just like he did in the fourth, Slack started the scoring with a run-scoring single that allowed pinch runner Chase Hatfield to score from third base to make it 7-0.
Slack scored on Bostic’s bases loaded walk to increase the lead to 8-0 and Williamson’s two-run single scored courtesy runner McCormick Ilderton and Maynard to give Logan a 10-0 victory.
Cameron Manns took the loss for Shady Spring after allowing six runs on seven hits in four innings. Manns walked three and struck out one. David Young allowed four runs on three hits in 1/3 innings. Young struck out one and walked two while Colten Tate allowed one hit.
Even Belcher singled in the second inning for Shady Spring’s only hit of the contest.
Shady Spring drops to 18-5 with the loss and will host Greenbrier East on Monday.
Logan, who had lost six of it last eight games, has won four straight games and is now 16-6 on the season. The Wildcats will travel to sectional rival Scott on Monday.