STONEWALL – The Minden Crimson Tide (12-9, 6-0 Centre 1-4A) picked up the most important win within their season to date, fighting the way past the North DeSoto Griffins in a vital matchup of district 1-4A competitors for a 6-3 win.
The Griffins entered Thursday’s game as the No. 8 squad in the LHSAA power ratings. Your win should improve Minden’s playoff ranking, especially if the Tide can make it some sort of sweep of the Griffins tonight for 6 p.m.
Minden won all six runs inside first three innings. On the flip side, Northern part DeSoto was held scoreless until the seventh along with final inning.
Trace Francis (5-3) took the pile and was the winning pitcher. Francis hit out eight batters, providing just four hits with out earned runs for his particular fifth win. Justin McCready and also Hunter Wilkes combined to toss the final frame.
McCready had some sort of RBI double to lead the Trend offense, followed by Matt Eskew who finished with a pair of singles along with 1 RBI. Aubrey Dennis added an RBI single and Francis singled to round out the particular Minden attack.
The Tide have an possibility to sweep the Griffins tonight in 6 p.m. Minden are going to be at home, and Tide followers are encouraged to come out in support of this sweep.