Senior Nathan Ward threw a complete game shutout, striking out 12, to lead Richmond Hill High School to a 1-0 win over Region 2A-AAAA foe Wayne County on Tuesday night at Wildcats Field. Davis Townsend was the hard luck losing pitcher for Wayne. He also throwing a complete game one hitter but gave up an unearned run in the 4th inning.
Wildcat Cody Taylor made the defensive play of the game by running down a long fly ball in right center field for the second out in the seventh inning.
Richmond Hill will play Wednesday night at South Effingham while Wayne County comes back home to play conference opponent Ware County on Friday.
WCHS 000 000 0 0-2-1
RHHS 000 100 0 1-1-2
RHHS- Katzman 1-1
WCHS- McBee 1-3, Rozier 1-3
RHHS 2-4 (1-0)
WCHS 3-3 (0-1)