BASEBALL: R-S Central’s Yelton no-hits Polk County

Published 12:19 pm Thursday, April 11, 2024

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Drew Yelton may be the top pitcher in the Mountain Foothills 7 Conference. He certainly made a case for that Wednesday evening.

The College of Charleston-bound senior held Polk County hitless, striking out 12 in leading R-S Central to a 10-0 win over the Wolverines in Rutherfordton.

Yelton walked two in his six innings of work. He retired the final 11 batters in order to complete his gem.

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The Hilltoppers improved to 14-0 overall, 5-0 in conference play in getting their third shutout in the past six games.

The two teams are scheduled to meet again Friday at The Bottoms, with junior varsity play beginning at 4 p.m. and varsity action following.