Jackfish racks up 13 hits, remains undefeated

Photo by Steve Ruddy

WELLAND – Welland racked up 13 hits and stayed undefeated with a 10-2 home win over Hamilton Thursday night.

Brandon Nicholson went 3-for-5 with a two-run blast in the first inning. Zarley Zina singled twice, drove in two and scored twice, Gianfranco Morello hit solo blast and scored three times, Tyler Dupuis drove in three, while Hogan Brown and Mike Wagner both singled twice.

Jake Harford (2-0) allowed one earned run over seven innings for the win. He scattered five hits and struck out eight as the Jackfish moved to 3-0.

Hamilton starter Ben Braun (1-1) took the loss, allowing five runs on six hits in five innings. He struck out four.

Laine Renaud singled, doubled and drove in a run, while Luis Jean had two hits, including a triple. Tyler Giancos had the Cards’ other RBI.