A magnificent effort by Quinton Yocom lifted the West Virginia Miners (2-0) to a 3-0 win over the Chillicothe Paints on Wednesday at Linda K. Epling Stadium.
Yocom held the Chillicothe Paints (0-2) scoreless for eight innings. Yocom allowed two hits, three walks and struck out eight.
Pat Kregeloh was solid at the plate for the West Virginia Miners. Kregeloh went 1-4, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the fourth inning.
A bright spot for the Chillicothe Paints in the defeat was Nick Jensen-Clagg, who allowed only one run while striking out seven.
Jensen-Clagg was charged with his first loss of the year.