Macon baseball won its first-ever district title with a 3-1 win over Centralia. Both teams scored a run in the first and Macon took the lead for good in the second.
Austin Ward with the call on Glory 97. Macon scored on an error in the third for its final run. Tanner Nelson joined Jacob Nelson and Chrisjen Riekeberg with two hits on the night. Jakeb Swallow held Centralia hitters in check. He threw a complete game and gave up just four hits on top of the one run. He struck out 11 batters while walking three. Coach Kyle Robuck…
Centralia coach Michael Rodgers was equally impressed.
Ethan Adams pitched 5 2/3 innings and gave up three runs, eight hits, one walk and struck out two. Andrew Hinds delivered the rest of the game.
Robuck reacted to the program’s first district championship…
Centralia ends its season at 18-9. Macon moves to 16-4 and will play the winner of the District 5 tournament in sectionals.
Macon coach Kyle Robuck Postgame:
Centralia coach Michael Rodgers Postgame: