SPRINGFIELD -- Matt Kreutzer pitched a complete game, five-hitter to spark Springfield to an 8-1 win over French Settlement in District 9-2A action on Thursday.
The Bulldogs trailed 1-0 before taking the lead with a three-run 3rd, sparked by Ty Moran's two-run double and Kreutzer's RBI single.
Springfield added to the lead with a four-run 4th, keyed by Kreutzer's double, and scored the game's final run in the 5th.
Kreutzer struck out four and walked two to get the win.
Bryant Johnson gave up eight hits, seven runs, one walk and struck out two in four innings for the loss. Roman Hodges gave up one hit, one walk, one run and struck out one in two innings of relief.
Kreutzer was 2-fo-4 with 4 RBIs, Moran went 1-for-2 with 2 RBIs and Kendall Stanga went 2-for-2 with two runs scored to lead the Bulldogs, who had nine hits.
Jackson LeBourgeois was 3-for-3 and Cameron Guitreau went 1-for-3 with an RBI to lead French Settlement.
SPRINGFIELD 8, FRENCH SETTLEMENT 1
FSHS 100 000 1 -- 1 5 2
Springfield 003 410 x -- 8 9 1
W -- Matt Kreutzer. L -- Bryant Johnson. 2B: Springfield -- Ty Moran, Brennan Vittorio. 3B: Springfield -- Kendall Stanga. Records: French Settlement 19-9, 3-6 District 9-2A; Springfield 12-12, 4-5. Up next: Christian Life at French Settlement, 1 p.m. Saturday.