McNeel, Ballengee lead Midland to 3-0 victory
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Cabell Midland's Zac McNeel and J.P. Perry combined on a three-hit shutout to give the Knights a 3-0 win over East Jessamine (Ky.) on Friday evening at Lafeyette High School in Lexington (Ky.)
Cabell Midland (8-4) got a pair of runs in the fifth inning from the top of its lineup. Seth Kinker tripled and later scored on a sacrifice fly by Taylor Kuhn.
Brady Elkins followed suit with a triple of his own before courtesy runner Kirk Jennings scored on a single by Cody Ballengee.
Ballengee finished the game 3-for-4 while knocking in two of the Knights' three runs in the contest.
He opened the scoring in the first, singling home Kuhn, who had walked and later advanced into scoring position.
Cabell Midland returns to action on Saturday, taking on South Oldham (Ky.) in Lexington.
CABELL MIDLAND 100 020 0 -- 3 7 1
EAST JESSAMINE 000 000 0 -- 0 3 0
Zac McNeel, Perry (6) and Elkins. Popp, Shorty (6) and Treadway. Hitting: (CM) Kinker 3B, Kuhn RBI; Elkins 2-4, 3B; Ballengee 3-4, 2 RBI