Jarek Ringler

Crestview pitcher Jarek Ringler delivers to the plate during Thursday's Division III district semifinal game against Edison at Shelby High School.

SHELBY — The Chargers were electric Thursday afternoon.

Pitcher Ben Bates gave up just three hits and Clint Finnen belted a three-run home run as defending Division III state runner-up Edison blanked Crestview 7-0 in a Division III district semifinal game at Shelby High School.

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