Tornado earn 1st section win

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April 20, 2017 High School Round Up  0 Comments

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