Salem beats New Baden
Mason McIntosh went 2-3, sparking the Wildcats to a 5-2 victory in seven innings over the New Baden Senior Legion Thursday at New Baden.
He singled in the second and fifth innings.
Zach Tate baffled New Baden, striking out eight batters. Tate allowed two earned runs on three hits and three walks over seven innings.
The Wildcats went up for good in the fourth, scoring one run on an error.
The Wildcats then piled on four more runs in the bottom of the fifth. A wild pitch scored Sam Beavin to start the scoring in the inning. That was followed up by TJ Alberson's single, scoring Nick Conklin.
Salem faces Carlyle Friday night in New Baden. Carlyle topped Steeleville 1-0 in fifteen innings.
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