Seniors Split Double Header with Gahanna

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The Senior Pioneers were in action Sunday in a double header with the Gahanna Bananas.

The Seniors earned a split losing the first game in extra innings by the score of 3-2 and getting the win in game 2 by the score 12-2 in 5 innings.

Brandon Wheeler led the way for the Seniors in game one, pitching over 8 innings giving up 3 runs on 6 hits with 2 walks and 9 strike outs. Offensive leaders for the Seniors in game 1 include Wes Carder who was 2-4 at the plate with an RBI and a double. Zared Tumblin was 1-3 with a home run and one RBI.

In game 2 Brandon Bush took the mound giving up 2 runs on 7 hits with 5 strikeouts and 0 walks. Wes Carder went 1-1 with 3 runs. Jeramie Neff was 3-3, 3 runs, 2RBI and double. Joe Ferguson went 1-1 with 2 runs and RBI and Brad Barclay was 1-2, with 3 RBI and a double.

The Seniors will take on the Newark Diamonds on Wednesday at Heath High School.

Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.