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INMAN, S.C. – George Floyd struck out 11 and allowed just three hits in seven strong innings as West Florence Gold avoided elimination in the Junior Legion state tournament on Monday with a 9-1 victory over Sumter.

WFG advances to face the York/Rock Hill loser today at 1 p.m.

Nic Edick was 4 for 5 with an RBI and three runs scored for West. Josh Williams and Shannon Jackson each had two hits while Cross Herbert doubled and drove in a pair of runs.

WF 002 031 3 – 9 11 1

S 001 000 0 – 1 3 5

WP – George Floyd (7 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 H, 2 BB, 11 K).

LEADING HITTERS – Nic Edick 4-5, RBI, 3 R; Josh Williams 2-4, 2 R; Shannon Jackson 2-4, RBI, R; Cross Herbert 1-5, 2B, 2 RBI, R; Coleman Kelly 1-4, RBI, R; John Coble 1-3, RBI.

RECORD: WF 21-5-1

NEXT GAME: West Florence plays the York/Rock Hill loser today at 1 p.m.

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