Eddie Salmen belted a bases-clearing double and earned the win in leading the Menahga baseball team to a 6-1 Park Region Conference victory at Sebeka on Thursday, May 6.
Charlie Hodge’s RBI single gave Menahga a 2-1 lead in the fifth inning before Salmen’s clutch hit made it 5-1 in the sixth. Ethan Hendrickson’s RBI single concluded the scoring in the seventh.
Hendrickson (2 for 3) and Salmen (2 for 5, two runs) led Menahga’s seven-hit attack. Salmen allowed one run on two hits with five walks and nine strikeouts over the first five innings. Jack Pietila allowed two hits over the final two innings.
The Braves improved to 5-2 in the conference and 7-2 overall while Sebeka fell to 3-4 in Park Region play and 4-4 overall.