Free leads Royals to win Monday

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Opp native Gavin Free struck out five and allowed four runs on six hits in five innings to help lead the Guelph Royals to a 7-6 victory over the Kitchener Panthers on Monday.

This was Free’s first career start for the Ontario, Canada team.

The Guelph Royals is a part of a inter county baseball league in Canada, and has won nine league championships.

Free signed to play with the Royals on April 30.

During his senior year at Huntingdon College, Free pitched 73 innings and posted a 5-5 record with 76 strikeouts and an ERA of 2.84.