Righthanders Billy Ford and John Durkee combined on four-hitter as Malvern Prep quieted host Penn Charter, 8-2, in an Inter-Academic League baseball contest Friday afternoon.
Third baseman Joe Poduslenko (2 for 3, three runs) and leftfielder Matt Greskoff (3 for 4, two runs) combined for five of the eight runs. Helped by four walks and a throwing error, the Friars scored four runs in the fifth and went in front, 7-2.
Malvern Prep improved to 22-5 overall and 7-0 in the Inter-Ac. The Friars are ranked No. 1 in Southeastern Pennsylvania by The Inquirer.
Penn Charter, which scored both of its runs in the second frame, slipped to 19-5 and 4-3.