Irish pound Wahama in region opener
MASON, W.Va. — Lenny Washington struck out 10, hit a three-run home run and drove in four runs to lead Huntington St. Joe (20-10) to a 9-2 victory over Wahama in the Class A, Region IV high school baseball tournament Monday at Claflin Stadium.
The Irish entertain the White Falcons (24-7) at 6 p.m. Tuesday at George T. Smailes Field at the YMCA Kennedy Center.
With a victory, St. Joe can clinch the region championship and a berth in the state tournament.
If Wahama wins, the series finale is scheduled for 5 p.m. Wednesday with the White Falcons serving as host.
The Irish built a 9-0 lead before Wahama scored twice in the bottom of the seventh. St. Joe scored twice in the first inning, then added four runs in the fourth.