Tornado earn 1st section win
Moniteauís Hall shatters record in 100 hurdles
Butlerís baseball team earned a much-needed section victory Wednesday afternoon.
The Golden Tornado plated six runs in the top of the second inning and never trailed in a 9-7 Section 1-6A triumph over Central Catholic at La Roche College.
It was the first section win of the season for Butler (6-4, 1-3).
Dallas Hays went 3-for-4 at the plate with two runs scored and two batted in. Connor Ollio added a single, double and collected three RBI.
Cade Negley was credited with the win on the mound, striking out seven and walking four in 4 2/3 innings.
The Tornado will face Seneca Valley, which also earned its first section victory of the year Wednesday, at Kelly Automotive Park Friday night.
Butler 161 001 0 ó 9 11 0
Central Catholic 004 012 0 ó 7 9 1
W: Cade Negley 4.2 IP (7K, 4BB). L: Tumulty 1.1 IP (2K, 1BB).
Butler (6-4, 1-3): Dallas Hays 3-1B 2R 2RBI, Jacob Keene 2-1B 2R, Connor Ollio 1B 2B 3RBI
Central Catholic (5-5, 1-3): Walker 3-1B R, Rauso 2-1B 3RBI