West Branch falls to Hoover

NORTH CANTON – West Branch opened its season on a low note with a 5-2 loss against Hoover Monday.

Kyle Ziegler and Jake Smith both had singles for West Branch, 0-1.

West Branch hosts Canton South today.

WB: 0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2

H: 0-0-0-3-0-2-x-5-5-2

H – Manos, wp (3IP, 5K), Szendry (3IP, 6K, 1BB), Corcoran (1IP, 1K, 1BB) and Haveten.

WB – Jacob Clayton, lp (1/3IP, 2K, 3BB), Jake Evanoff (3IP, 1K, 1BB), Kyle Ziegler (2 1/3IP, 3K, 2BB), Dylan Greenawalt (1/3IP, 1K, 1BB) and Smith.