NECEDAH – Logan Zickert struck out 10 in 5 2/3 innings to lead the Pittsville baseball team to a 13-3 win over Loyal in a nonconference game Friday at Necedah High School.
Brad Neve drove in two runs, and Ethan Strenn had two hits and scored twice for the Panthers, who improve to 2-0 this season.
Pittsville was able to put the game away with a seven-run sixth innings, ending the contest due to the 10-run rule.
A roster for Loyal was unavailable.
Loyal is scheduled to host Thorp in a nonconference game Tuesday. Pittsville hosts Rosholt on Monday in its Central Wisconsin Conference South Division opener.
Panthers 13, Greyhounds 3
Loyal 000 120 - 3 4 8
Pittsville 011 407 - 13 8 3
Loyal roster not provided.
WP: Logan Zickert.
SO: Zickert (5 2/3 inn.) 10, Dammann (1/3 inn.) 1. BB: Zickert 0, Dammann 0.
Top hitters: P, Brad Neve 2 RBIs; Evan Haley 3 runs; Dylan Luther 2B; Waylon Grimm 2 runs; Ethan Strenn 2x3, 2 runs.
Records: Loyal 0-1; Pittsville 2-0.