Holcombe drives in walk-off winner for Friendship

Staff Reports • Mar 6, 2018 at 9:44 PM

Cade Holcombe drove in the walk-off run for Friendship Christian in the sixth inning of a 5-4 win over visiting West Wilson in the first game of a double header Tuesday.

West Wilson took the nightcap 11-4.

The Wildcats led 3-0 midway through the fourth inning before Friendship rallied with two scores in the fourth and fifth frames for a 4-3 edge. West Wilson pulled even in the top of the sixth before Holcombe’s RBI enabled the Commanders to climb to 1-1 for the season.

John Kane had half of Friendship’s eight hits while Casey Jones drove in two runs.

Max Duckwiler pitched four innings and Jones two as they allowed seven hits.

Friendship jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first inning of the nightcap and 4-2 in the second before West Wilson poured it on with four in the third and five in the fourth as the Wildcats collected eight hits to the Commanders’ two.

FCS will play host to Southside at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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