Bville 4, OP 1
BRANCHVILLE -- Branchville defeated Orangeburg Prep Friday night in Branchville 4-1. Jacob Watkins got the win, throwing 6 and a third, striking out 11, and surrendering one earned run in the seventh. Hunter Bauer entered in the seventh inning to earn the save. Cory Collins took the loss for the Indians. AJ Tolbert pitched three scoreless innings of relief for the Indians.
Ronnie Nester was 2-2 with a double, Jacob Watkins was 2-3 with a double, Heston Thompson was 1-2 with a double and 2rbi, and Jesse Smoak was 2-2 with a double.
For the Indians, Nick Pascoe and Will Summers had hits, while Trace Furtick hit a sacrifice fly to bring in Pascoe for the lone Indian run on the night.
Branchville plays Monday in their spring break tournament. The Indians return to action April 22 against Pinewood.