ATHENS – Henry Zaleski tossed a one-hit shutout as the Stratford baseball team blanked Athens 11-0 in a nonconference matchup Monday at Athens High School.
Zaleski struck out five and walked two, allowing just one hit, a single to Cooper Diedrich, to grab the win.
Cam Daul had a single, two doubles and three RBI, and Gavin Kirsch drove in two runs for Stratford, which is now 9-1 after posting its ninth-straight win.
Athens falls to 3-4.
Both teams will hit the road for conference games on Tuesday. Stratford will play a Marawood South game at Auburndale and Athens will be at Phillips for a Marawood North contest.
Tigers 11, Bluejays 0
Stratford 010 203 5 - 11 12 2
Athens 000 000 0 - 0 1 4
WP: Henry Zaleski. LP: Connor Sheahan.
SO: Zaleski 5; (4 1/3 inn.), Not listed (2 2/3 inn.) 0. BB: Zaleski 2; Sheahan 4, Not listed 1.
Top hitters: S, Cam Daul 3x5, 2 2Bs, 2 runs, 3 RBI; Jack Tubbs 2x5, 2 runs, RBI; Jackson Ormond 3B, RBI; Gavin Kirsch 2 RBI; Brady Schmidt 2B, 2 runs, RBI; John Seitz 3B, 2 runs, RBI.
Records: Stratford 9-1; Athens 3-4.