Milford 1-2 in week’s contests


The Milford Post 171 juniors picked up their fourth win of the season July 3 at Wilber. Milford scored 11 runs in the final two innings to put the game away.

Milford pitchers held Wilber hitless, walking five and hitting two. Arthur Price struck out four in his five innings of work.

At the plate, Westin DeLong and Gabe Mach notched two hits and two RBIs each.

Milford played a triangular at Crete July 6 and dropped both games, losing to Crete 15-0 and to Chick-Fil-A 18-3.

Milford recorded just one hit against Crete, a single by Justin Dixon. Conner Chapman pitched both innings of the run rule-shortened game and struck out two.

In game two, Trayton Nelson had both Milford’s hits, and he, Mach and Brodie Roth each drove in a run. Graydon Meredith-Walker pitched two innings and struck out three.

Up next for Milford (4-21) is the Class B Area 5 tournament in Central City. Also in the bracket are Columbus Lakeview, O’Neill, Pierce and Shelton-Gibbon.

Milford will play Lakeview at noon Friday, July 12.