The New Franklin Bulldogs baseball team fell to 0-3 on the season by losing on the road Thursday night against Jamestown 10-0.
With losses to Fayette and Pilot Grove in the two previous games this week, head coach Erich Gerding said it was the end of a long week and it showed. “Just disappointing all around,” Gerding said. “It will not get any easier next week. No choice but to work to try and regroup.”
While failing to score for the first time this season, New Franklin also managed just three hits off of Jamestown pitcher Dalton Oerly.
Andy Neal took the loss for New Franklin by giving up five runs on five hits and three walks in two-plus innings. Neal also struck out two batters. Jackson Dorson then came in and pitched 1/3 inning and allowed three runs on two walks while striking out one batter. Then, to finish the game, Sam Marshall pitched two innings and issued two runs on four hits and one walk.
Jamestown opened the game with three runs in the first and then sent five runs across in the third and two again in the fifth to win by the mercy rule.
Mack Sorrells had a double, home run and three RBIs to lead Jamestown. Jarrett Gorman finished the game with two singles.
For New Franklin, Colten Collyott went 2-for-3 with a single and a double. Andy Neal had one hit.