CAMDEN, S.C. – Zack Reynolds and Bradwin Salmond combined to shut out Florence Post 1 on Wednesday as Camden evened the best of five state playoff series at a game apiece with a 6-0 victory.
Florence is now 31-4 on the season while Post 17 improves to 19-6. The two teams will play the third game tonight at 7:30 p.m. at American Legion Field in Florence.
Reynolds went six strong innings and limited Post 1 to no runs on just three hits with five walks and a strikeout. Salmond pitched a scoreless seventh to complete the shutout.
Noah Carter, Owen Taylor and Will Hardee had the hits for Post 1. Rae Rae McGirt took the loss after going one-plus innings and allowing two runs, one earned, on no hits with four walks and no strikeouts.
F 000 000 0 – 0 3 3
C 051 000 x – 6 4 0
WP – Zack Reynolds (6 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 5 BB, K). LP – Rae Rae McGirt (IP, 2 R, ER, 0 H, 4 BB).
LEADING HITTERS – F: Noah Carter 1-4, Will Hardee 1-3, Owen Taylor 1-3; C: Jake Laffin 2-2, R; Noah Rabon 1-2, 2B, RBI; Da’Avion Sumpter 1-3, RBI; J.C. LeGrand 0-2, R, RBI.
RECORDS: F 31-4: C 19-6
NEXT GAME: Game 3 of the series is tonight in Florence at 7:30 p.m.