Franklinton defeats Rayne in playoffs
Published 5:30 am Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Franklinton was victorious over Rayne 2 games to 0 in the bi-district round of the Division II non select playoffs that was held on Thursday and Saturday.
Franklinton won the first game, 8-3.
Will Turner singled twice and drove in a run.
Banyan Penton doubled and drove in two runs.
Elisha Hart singled and drove in two runs.
Tryson Fowler singled and scored a run.
Micah Wascom scored three runs, while Cade Phillips drove in a run and Dillon Pace scored a run.
Turner pitched a complete game, allowing one earned run on four hits with five strikeouts and two walks.
The second game was a 7-6 victory.
Wascom doubled, drove in two runs and scored a run.
Fowler singled with two runs batted in and a run scored.
Turner singled with an RBI and a run scored.
Rickken Burkhalter singled and scored a run.
Phillips and Penton both scored a run.
No. 19 Franklinton is 14-15 this year and will face third-seeded Assumption (20-9). Games 1 and 2 are on April 28. The first game will start at 1:30 p.m. Game 3, if necessary, will be on April 29 at noon. Assumption had a bye.
No. 14 Rayne caps off an 18-13 season.