Barnesville 9, Monroe Central 5

BARNESVILLE -- With a head start provided by pitcher Ian Wells' no-hit bid that lasted nearly six innings, the Barnesville High baseball team beat visiting Monroe Central, 9-5, on Thursday.

Wells (2-0) earned the victory with relief from Zach Dornon. The pair struck out seven batters and walked six.

Barnesville (12-5) was led at the plate by Dornon with a triple and a single, while Austin Hannahs, Dylan Macmillan and Mason Plumly each singled twice.

Piatt led Monroe Central with a triple, driving in a pair of runs.

BARNESVILLE 9, MONROE CENTRAL 5

Monroe Central 000 001 4 9 5 5 3

Barnesville 404 001 x 9 9 13 1

Schnieder (LP, 0 Ks, 0 BB), Antill (4th inn., 2 Ks, 2 BB) and Jones. Ian Wells (WP (2-0), 5 Ks, 5 BB), Zach Dornon (7th inn., 2 Ks, 1 BB) and Colton Pritchard.

RECORDS 9Barnesville 12-5.

STAT LEADERS 9For Monroe Central, Piatt, triple, 2 RBI, 2 runs; Black, single, RBI, run; Haney, single; Matz, single, RBI; Hogue, run; Stephen, single, run. For Barnesville, Austin Hannahs, 2 singles, 2 runs; RBI; Dylan Macmillan, 2 singles, 2 runs, RBI; Z. Dornon, triple, single, run, 2 RBI; Preston Dornon, single, 2 RBI; Nate Wehr, single, 2 runs; Wells, single, RBI; Mason Plumly, 2 singles, run, RBI; Tyler Moore, single; Tyler Kurtz, single, RBI, run.