JACKSON – The Jackson Ironmen kept their record perfect on the season with a sweep of a pair of games over Minford and Warren at Dick “Sparky” Haller Field on Saturday.

The Ironmen followed a 7-4 win over Minford on Saturday with an 11-1 victory in five innings against Warren in game two to improve to 4-0 on the season.

Jackson 7, Minford 4

The Ironmen took an early lead as Ty Broermann drove in the first run of the game on a sacrifice fly to left field to put Jackson up 1-0.

Minford tied the game with a run in the third, but in the bottom of the fourth, Jackson regained the lead, as Nate McManaway scored on a passed ball before Isaac Kuhn followed with an RBI single. Ty Broermann then tacked on a two-run double to give the Ironmen a four-run edge.

The Falcons cut the lead to one, 5-4, in the top of the fifth, but Bryson Brown provided the Ironmen with a two-run cushion in the home half of the inning with a solo home run to right field.

Jackson tacked on another run in the sixth when Holden Blankenship drove in a run on a groundout to short.

From there, it was the pitching of Lane Erwin that kept the Falcons at bay. Erwin authored 2.2 innings of two-hit baseball in relief, surrendering an unearned run to earn the save.

Cade Wolford, who pitched 4.1 innings for Jackson, was credited with the win. Wolford allowed three runs (only one earned) on two hits. He struck out eight Minford batters and walked one.

Broermann had the only multiple-hit game for the Ironmen, going 2-for-2 with three RBI. Additionally, Blankenship along with Isaac Kuhn, Boston Kuhn, Brown, and Wolford collected one hit apiece in the win.

Jackson 11, Warren 1

Bryson Brown tossed five innings of three-hit baseball, while he and Caeleb McGraw had two hits and drove in two runs each to lead Jackson to an 11-1 win over Warren Saturday at Dick “Sparky” Haller Field.

Brown improved to 1-0 on the mound after giving up just three hits and one earned run on 67 total pitches while striking out four and walking two.

Holden Blankenship had the only extra-base hit with a double and scored two runs for Jackson, while McGraw and Brown drove in two runs apiece, and Ty Broermann, Drew Bragg, Landon Camp, Boston Kuhn, and Cade Wolford had one RBI each.

The Ironmen broke through on the scoreboard early, plating four runs on five hits in the bottom of the first inning.

Broerman started the offensive surge after lining a single to center field to score Blankenship, who legged out a double to lead off the frame. Two more runs crossed the plate after McGraw reached on an error. McGraw scored on the next at-bat when Brown singled to center to give Jackson a 4-0 lead.

The Ironmen wasn’t done, however, pouring on five more runs with two in the third and three in the fourth.

McGraw scored on a single by Brown, who later scored on a sacrifice fly by Wolford for Jackson’s runs in the third. Then McGraw lined a single into center field to score Broermann, while Camp and Boston Kuhn each followed with RBI singles for Jackson’s trio of runs in the fourth.

Warren broke up the shutout in the top of the fifth with a solo home run by Derek McAfee.

However, Bragg walked with the bases loaded for an RBI, and McGraw’s sacrifice fly to center drove in the final run in the bottom half of the inning to end the game.

Warren starter Kurt Taylor suffered the loss after surrendering nine runs (eight earned) on 12 hits and two walks in four innings. Scott Reynolds came on in relief and pitched a third of an inning, allowing two earned runs on two hits with two walks.

The Ironmen finished with 14 hits for the contest.