Kuykendall fires one-hitter as Dale blanks Caney Valley
DALE – Connor Kuykendall fired a one-hit shutout and Carson Hunt homered as the Dale Pirates knocked off Caney Valley 4-0 on Tuesday.
Dale swept the two-game series after winning at Caney Valley 13-3 on Monday.
Kuykendall struck out seven and gave up no walks in working all seven innings from the mound.
Hunt's solo-homer led off the fifth inning as he finished 1-for-2.
Ike Shirey led the Pirates' seven-hit attack by going 2-for-4 with a leadoff single in the first inning and a run-scoring single in the fourth. Shirey ultimately scored in the first off a passed ball.
Dale's other hits came from Kuykendall, Kash Van Brunt, Tate Rector and Dason Sheppard.
The Pirates, 6-1, are scheduled to host Tonkawa Friday in a 4 p.m. doubleheader.