FORT DEFIANCE – Josh Whelan hurled six shutout innings and Fort Defiance went on to edge Stuarts Draft 1-0 Thursday in nondistrict baseball play.
Whelan scattered three hits while walking one and striking out four. Bryce Wood earned a save by pitching a scoreless seventh inning.
Fort’s only run came in the fifth inning when Wood singled and later scored on a groundout by Jared Collins.
Both teams had just three hits apiece in the game.
Fort Defiance, now 4-0 on the season, travels on Tuesday to Waynesboro.