Ryan Pursell powered Edgewood at the plate and on the rubber Tuesday, willing Edgewood to a 7-2 victory over North Putnam.
Ryan Pursell racked up three RBIs on one hit for Edgewood. He homered in the third inning.
North Putnam’s lineup had no answer for Ryan Pursell. Ryan Pursell held North Putnam hitless over three innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out five.
Connor Morton recorded the win for Edgewood. He allowed two runs over four innings. Morton struck out five, walked one and gave up six hits.
Bobby Scheele was charged with the loss. He lasted just three innings, walked none, struck out four, and allowed two runs.
The top of the first saw North Putnam take an early lead, 1-0. Kyler Jeter homered after a double by Duke Duff got things started.
Edgewood answered North Putnam’s top inning with one run of its own in the first. Edgewood scored on a sacrifice fly by Ryan Pursell.
The game’s last lead went to Edgewood thanks to a second inning rally that saw two runs cross the plate on a passed ball and a groundout by Tanner Kolbe.
One run in the top of the third helped North Putnam close its deficit to 3-2. An RBI single by Duff set off North Putnam rally. The North Putnam threat came to an end when Morton finally got Jack Kendall to fly out.
It didn’t take long for Edgewood to respond as it scored two runs of its own in the third. Edgewood scored on a two-run home run by Ryan Pursell.
Edgewood got one-run rallies in the fifth inning and the sixth. In the fifth, Edgewood scored on an error, plating Mac Kido.
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