Richmond Hill High School beat visiting Columbus Northern 3-2 in the first game of a best-of-three series Friday in the opening round of the state Class AAAAA baseball tourney.
Justin Henle went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Byron Vick was2-for-3 with a run scored. Dominic Montalto, Zach Bryd, Trey Shuman, Shane Buerster and Zach Balcomb had hits for the Wildcats.
Slade Walker went 6.2 innings on the mound, holding Columbus Northern to two runs on eight hits. He struck out three. Josh Lawhon got the final out.