Harford goes the distance in Jackfish win

WELLAND – Jake Harford struck out eight in a complete-game four-hitter to lead the Welland Jackfish to a 6-2 win over Barrie Saturday evening.

The 31-year-old from Silver Creek, N.Y., allowed two runs and didn’t issue a walk as he improved to 3-0.

Ethan Hunt drove in two for Welland (7-1). Gianfranco Morello, Matteo Porcellato, Sam Cawker and Tyler Dupuis all drove in a run. Brandon Nicholson added three steals.

Adam Odd homered for one of Barrie’s four hits.

Juan Benitez (0-2) was charged with the loss, allowing four runs on six hits over 6.2 innings. He walked two and fanned four.

Barrie fell to 4-3.