Cardington advances past Delaware Christian

By Rob Hamilton

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Cardington cruised to a 10-2 win over visiting Delaware Christian in their Division IV playoff opener Wednesday.

The Pirates advanced past sectionals to districts thanks to taking a commanding lead over their opponents. After scoring once in the second inning, the team added two runs in the third and five more in the fourth to lead 8-0 in the game.

Cardington outhit their opponents 13-4 with Nate Hickman registering a triple and double and A.J. Hall adding a double as part of a four-hit day. Wyatt Wade finished with three singles. Dillon Minturn went the distance for the win. He struck out five, walked three and gave up four hits.

Rob Hamilton can be reached at 419-946-3010, ext. 1807. Connect with him on Twitter at @SportsMCS