BYNG – The Pirates of Dale handled business on the road Thursday with a 5-0 shutout at Byng.

Gant Hathcock went 2-for-2 in the game and took a couple of walks to reach base on all four of his attempts. He was the first to get the Pirates on the board with a two-out double in the third to bring around Tanner Collins and go ahead 1-0. Blake McQuain followed with a double of his own to score Hathcock.

Hathcock singled in the fifth and was later brought home on a single from Scout Capps. Bryce Crawford and David Herring each scored on an error in left field.

Carson Hunt got the start on the mound for Dale and tossed six innings to strike out six and walk three and gave up three hits. Jaxon Wright pitched the final inning and walked two and struck out one.

Dale is on the road at Latta today at 4:30.