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WC 12-year-olds win 3-0

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By The Staff

By Richard RoBards

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Thomas Pettus scored the only run Washington County’s 12-year-old team would need in the first inning Monday, but in the fifth he knocked in two insurance runs that led to a 3-0 shutout of Russell County in the District 5 Tournament opener.

Washington County got great mound work out of Wade Moore. Moore relinquished three hits and walked a like number. He also struck out 10. Adam Smith came on in relief over the last inning and two-thirds.

Smith had one hit, as did Jordan Bottoms and Luke Mattingly. It was Moore’s fielder’s choice that scored Pettus in the first.

Washington County plays South Hardin at 8 p.m. Thursday as pool play continues.