Patriots shut out Clarke Central on diamond

Ryan Sutton pitched a five-inning shutout, allowing just three hits, and Tyler Holcombe drove in three runs as the Heritage baseball team defeated Clarke Central 10-0 on Wednesday.

Heritage (5-14, 4-6 Region 8-AAAAA) sent nine batters to the plate and scored six two-out runs in the fourth as Matt Studdard and Tyler Holcombe each had a two-run hit. Freddie Bryant later added his second RBI single of the night and Holcombe poked a run-scoring single to make it a 10-0 game in the fifth.

The Patriots visit Cedar Shoals at 5:55 p.m. today.