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Freddy Bolchalk didn’t allow a single run as JFK defeated Lisbon 8-0 on Tuesday to advance to the district championship. Bolchalk allowed just two hits on his way to victory

JFK fired up the offense in the first inning, when Gavin Shrum singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.

The Eagles scored three runs in the third inning. Their batters contributing to the big inning included Shrum, Jake Hettrick, and Michael Mauro, all driving in runs in the inning.

One bright spot for Lisbon was a single by Ryan Reckner in the fourth inning.

Bolchalk was credited with the victory for the Eagles. The righthander lasted seven innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out 11 and walking zero.

Daimen McCormick took the loss for the Blue Devils. The righty went five and two-thirds innings, allowing eight runs on nine hits, striking out four and walking zero.

JFK racked up ten hits on the day. Aidan Rossi, Shrum, and Caleb Hadley each racked up multiple hits. Rossi led with three hits in four at bats.

The Eagles advance to the district championship where they’ll meet up with Lake Center Christian.  First pitch from Cene Park is set for Thursday at 5:00.

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