Wednesday proved to be a big night for both Unioto Baseball and Softball, with keys SVC wins over Zane Trace to maintain their first place positions. In both games, each team were tied for the conference lead.
UNIOTO 8, ZANE TRACE 3
In baseball, Zane Trace struck for a 2-0 first inning lead, but could not hold-off the Shermans' offense as the Tanks would plate eight unanswered runs before ZT could score again, for an 8-3 Unioto win.
Unioto tied the game at 2-2 by scoring one run in the first and second innings, then added three in the third for a 5-2 advantage and another in the fifth for a 6-2 lead. Unioto added two more runs in the sixth for an 8-2 cushion, then saw Zane Trace add a single run in the top of the 7th before the Shermans shut the door for an 8-3 win to run their record at (5-0). Unioto is also (9-0) overall. For Zane Trace, it was their first SVC loss.
Cameron Debord got the win for Unioto on the mound, working into the 7th inning before being relieved.
UNIOTO 8, ZANE TRACE 1
In Softball, it was pretty much all Lady Shermans as they built a 8-0 lead through five innings, with the Lady Pioneers getting a single run before the close. Unioto runs their SVC record to (5-0) and (10-0) overall, leaving them in a first place tie with Westfall. Those two teams meet on Friday in another key SVC softball game.
The Lady Mustangs remained in a first place tie with with a 13-0 win over Southeastern.