OZARK, Ala. — Dalton Rentz pitched a one-hitter as the No. 1-ranked Chattahoochee Valley Pirates crushed Wallace State-Dothan 10-0 in the opener of the ACCC tournament.
Rentz struck out nine and walked four.
Cam Sperry led the Pirates at the plate, going 4-for-5 with two RBIs and three runs scored. Grayson Ivey went 3-for-4 with three RBIs.
Tyler Lynn went 3-for-5 with two RBIs, and Jared Martin went 3-for-5 with an RBI and three runs scored.
John Holland and JD Perry had two hits apiece.
Austin Whitlock got the only hit off Rentz.
In other first-round games, Southern Union beat Calhoun 9-1, Shelton State beat Jefferson Davis 3-1 and Snead State beat Central Alabama 4-1.
With the win, CVCC earns a bye on Saturday. The Pirates will play again at 8:30 p.m. Sunday. They will play the winner of Saturday's Alabama Southern-Snead State game.