The Blackford JH baseball team defeated Frankton last night, 8-5. Carson Smith had two hits and scored three runs to lead the offense. Mason Merkel, Eli Martin, and Charlie Crabtree each added a hit. Merkel scored two runs and Martin, Ethan Morris and Nate Lemle each scored once.
Landon Rogers started on the mound pitching two innings allowing a run on two hits. He struck out three. Eli Martin pitched two and a third innings picking up the win. He allowed a run on two hits and added four strike outs. Mason Merkel pitched one and two-thirds innings allowing no runs on no hits and struck out two. Ethan Morris pitched the final inning allowing three runs on two hits.
They head to Selma on Wednesday for a 5pm contest.