Waitsburg-Prescott downs Touchet, 8-2

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PRESCOTT — Waitsburg-Prescott scored early and often to win an 8-2 non-league baseball decision with Touchet here Thursday.

W-P plated a single first-inning run, and then scored three times in each the second and third to hold a 7-0 lead into the into the sixth inning. It’s final run came in the bottom of the sixth.

Touchet scored solo runs in the sixth and seventh to make it 8-2.

Nolen Allen, Riley Stevens and Chance Leroue all had two hits in W-P’s 11-hit outing.

Talen Larsen went four shutout innings on the mound for W-P, giving up just one hit for his fourth win of the season, before Devin Acevedo relieved him.

“(I was) pleased with the way we had command on the mound,” W-P coach Dustin Snedigar said. “Talen (Larsen) and Devin (Acevedo) both threw really well when there was pressure from Touchet.

“Other than a couple mental mistakes, I thought our defense played really well and handled the Indians’ pressure.”

W-P is now 12-3 on the season, 7-1 in Southeast 2B League play, and hosts DeSales at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Prescott.

W-P 8, Touchet 2

Touchet 000 001 1 — 2 5 1

W-P 133 001 x — 8 11 2

Larsen, Acevedo (5) and Alleman; Ochoa, Precido (4), Goucher (6) and McKeown.

HR — none

Hits — Tou: Ortiz, Martinez, Ochoa, Goucher, Rensland. W-P: Larsen, Allen 2, Estes, Stevens 2, Alleman, Leroue 2, Pearson, Acevedo.

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