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Zimmerman's complete game leads South Putnam to 9-3 win

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

MARSHALL -- Freshman pitcher threw a complete game for South Putnam, leading them to a 9-3 victory over Turkey Run Tuesday evening.

Zimmerman allowed three earned runs on five hits. He struck out eight Warriors to improve his record to 3-0.

Cameron Chestnut led off the game with a solo home run. He finished the game 2-for-4 with three runs scored.

The big inning for South Putnam came in the second. Zimmerman hit a double to score two and then Noah Boswell hit a grand slam to cap off the big inning.

Brayden Freeman was also 2-for-4 at the plate.

"I was very pleased with the way we played today," South Putnam coach Harold Campbell said. "We made great plays on defense and had zero errors.

"We know our competition is getting better as the season goes on and we are working very hard to get better as well," he continued. "Today's game was an indication that we are heading in the right direction."

The Eagles (10-4, 6-2 WCC) visit North Vermillion at 10 a.m. Saturday.

At Turkey Run

South Putnam 170 001 0 -- 9 9 0

Turkey Run 200 010 0 -- 3 5 3

WP -- Zimmerman.

Next game -- South Putnam (10-4, 6-2 WCC) visits North Vermillion at 10 a.m. Saturday.

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