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Bulldogs blank EHS in road win

  • Eldorado's Nolan Milligan tags out Harrisburg's Javie Beal at third base Tuesday in the Eagles' ballgame against the Bulldogs at the EHS Sports Complex.

    Eldorado's Nolan Milligan tags out Harrisburg's Javie Beal at third base Tuesday in the Eagles' ballgame against the Bulldogs at the EHS Sports Complex.
    SHAWN PILKINGTON | For The Register

 
Staff Report
updated: 3/21/2019 3:50 PM

Isaac Crabb hit his first home run of the season, while Jack Martin and Connor Phalin combined to throw a four hitter as Harrisburg shutout Eldorado 7-0 Tuesday afternoon at the EHS Sports Complex.

Crabb and the Bulldogs finished with 13 hits on the day as Braden Unthank took the loss for the Eagles.

Unthank allowed seven runs (five earned) on 11 hits, striking out two and walking three, while Hunter Sizemore came on in relief and allowed just two hits over an 1 1/3 in the loss for the Eagles.

Martin picked up the win for Harrisburg, going five innings and allowing four hits, while striking out two and walking two. Phalin came on in relief and struck out two.

Dalton White, Nolan Milligan, Ben Byrd and Sizemore all had one hit for Eldorado, while Harrisburg was paced by Noah Boon, who went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI.

Crabb, who went 2-for-3 with three RBI and one run scored started off the first inning with a two-run shot that scored Will Holland.

Later, Boon singled on a line drive to left field, scoring Andrew Bittle and in the fifth, Boon drove in Bittle and that was followed by Phalin hitting a hard ground ball, scoring Javie Beal.

Finally in the bottom of the sixth, Holland scored on a wild pitch and Crabb scored Colby Morse.

Morse was 2-for-4, while Will Gibbs, Will Holland, Javie Beal, Jacob Penrod, Dustin Fromm and Martin all had one hit.

Eldorado was slated to host Benton Thursday and will play host to Vienna Saturday at 11 a.m.

Harrisburg's game with Johnston City was rained out on Wednesday. The Bulldogs are slated to be back in action Friday against Pleasant Plains at 4:30 p.m. and will play host to Du Quoin Saturday at 11 a.m.