VIAN- Diego Ramos went the distance Friday night striking out 19 batters in a 7 inning, 9-0 shutout in the first game of the 2A district 9 playoffs.
On the offensive side, Brandon Redburn and Lynden Manning turned in multiple hit performances with Cash Collins topping the RBI chart with 5 runs batted in. Collins triple in the first inning had Redburn and Kaden Fulbright crossing the plate to open the scoring for the Wolverines.
Connor Collins and Manning each managed doubles for extra bases with Connor notching two RBI’s with his two base hit.
Talon Henderson broke up the Ramos no-hitter in the seventh with a double to left center, the only base hit for the Ironmen in the contest.
Game 2 of the series was hampered by rain early in the first inning with the Wolverines up 5-0 with one out. The game will be continued Saturday along with a game 3 if necessary in the double elimination tournament.
The winner of the series will advance to the regional portion of the OSSAA playoff series at a site that is yet to be determined.