WASHINGTON – Tanner Tow pitched a five-hit shutout as Bedford North Lawrence salvaged a split of two games in the Washington Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
The Stars (11-14) edged Washington 2-0 in the second game after suffering a 17-2 loss to Class 4-A No.4 Castle in their opener.
Tow struck out five and walked only one to win a duel with Washington ace left-hander Brayden Walls (9-1), who struck out 16.
“Tanner pitched a great game,” BNL coach Jerry Chaney said. “I was pleased with the effort to come back after getting beat. I was proud of my team.”
BNL scored runs in the fourth and sixth innings. Derek Pritchett singled with one out in the fourth, stole second, went to third on Josh Chaney’s single and scored on a wild pitch. Pricthett led off the sixth with a double and scored on Jack Green’s RBI double to center.