Matthew Fanning won his first start of the season for Osawatomie, allowing one hit and striking out 12 in a 6-2 win at Wellsville on Tuesday, March 30.

WELLSVILLE — Junior Matthew Fanning dominated in the Osawatomie’s season opener at Wellsville.

Fanning took a one-hitter into the seventh inning. He struck out 12 in 6 1/3 innings for the Trojans in a 6-2 victory against the Eagles in game one of a doubleheader Tuesday, March 30.

Osawatomie split the doubleheader, losing the second game 12-1.

The Trojans were in a pitching dual early with the Eagles in the opener, taking a 2-0 lead into the fifth inning. Osawatomie added two runs in the fifth and two runs in the sixth to take the 6-2 victory.

Kaiden Gravatt went 3-for-3, driving home two runs with one run scored.

Brooks Madden had two base hits and drove in two runs. Jonathan Hebert had a base hit and scored two runs. Cooper Peterson had a hit and drove in one run.

Gravatt came on in relief in the seventh and shut Wellsville down.

Wellsville scored 12 runs on 16 hits to win the second game 12-1. Osawatomie did not have a base it in the loss.

Gravatt started the game. Peterson pitched in relief.

Sports Editor Gene Morris can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or gene.morris@miconews.com.

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