SC Advances To NTC SemifinalsKINMUNDY - The top-seeded South Central Cougars (15-4) advanced to the semifinals of the National Trail Conference tournament following their 11-3 win over Dieterich at Lions Field in Kinmundy.
Shawn Meyer picked up the win (3-1) going the distance allowing just six hits and striking out 10.
At the plate, Noah Powless went 2-2 with a 2-run homer (6) in the third, a sac fly in the sixth and had 4 RBI. Drake Ritter was 2-3 with 3 RBI and Austin Schwarm finished 3-4 with a 2-RBI double in the sixth and a total of 3 RBI. Dan Diss also had 2 hits.
Garrett Einhorn and Brandon Westjohn each drove in runs. Westjohn took the loss allowing 12 hits and 11 runs.
South Central will play Thursday afternoon at 4pm in the semifinals at Lions Field against Neoga.
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