Savannah defeats Richmond to advance to Class 3 Quarterfinals
The Savages improve to 22-4 and advance to the quarterfinals against Oak Grove Thursday at Phil Welch.
Blake McFadden threw a complete game as he improved to 9-0 on the season. He struck out 14, walked five batters and allowed three base hits.
Savannah scored all three runs in the third inning as they used a walk and two errors to load the bases. Zane Wilt then drove in two runs with a single and Tyler Wilt had an RBI ground out.
Richmond answered back with two runs in the bottom of the fifth but that was as close as they’d get.
Savannah had just four hits in the game, while Richmond had three. The Spartans end their season 18-3.
The first pitch between Savannah and Oak Grove will be at 6:00 p.m. Thursday and it’ll air live on ESPN 1550.