Fairfield Captures Lead Early To Defeat Golden Aces


·         Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity fell behind early and couldn't come back in an 8-1 loss to Fairfield on Thursday. Fairfield scored on a walk by Trent, a single by Taylor, a groundout by Honbs, and a single by Pruitt in the second inning.

·         Fairfield got things moving in the second inning, when Trent drew a walk, scoring one run.

·         Pruitt led the Fairfield to victory on the pitcher's mound. He surrendered one run on five hits over six innings, striking out six and walking one. Puckett threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Puckett recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Fairfield.

·         Cade Newkirk took the loss for Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity. He went one inning, allowing four runs on zero hits and striking out three.

·         NewkirkAdam StonebergerConnor LaneRayce Loudermilk, and Aden Gill each collected one hit to lead Mt. Carmel Golden Aces Varsity.

·         Fairfield didn't commit a single error in the field. Garrett had the most chances in the field with seven.