Two Paulding County pitchers combined to shutout visiting Cass Wednesday night in Dallas, 4-0. Patriots’ starter Joshua Hunton (5 IP, 0R, 4H, 2BB, 6K) and reliever Jordan Brawner (2 IP, 0R, 1H, 2BB, 3K) scattered five Cass hits and two walks while combining for nine strikeouts. Logan Nelson (3 IP, 4R, 1ER, 3H, 1BB, 2K) started on the mound for Cass and took the loss. Jayden Smith (3 IP, 0R, 1H, 1BB, 1K) worked the final three frames for the Colonels.
Cleve Jordan had two hits and one RBI for Paulding County. Chandler Postelwait drove in a run with a double. Dakota Reeves had the only other Patriots base hit. Matt Shook and Nelson had two hits apiece for the Colonels. Smith had the other base hit.
Cass (7-11, 3-6 Region 7-AAAAA) will host Paulding County (4-13, 3-8) Friday at 5:55 p.m.