WHEELING - Ethan Jacobs and Michael Grove both doubled and drove in a run as Wheeling Park survived a late Brooke rally to win Game 1 of the Best-of-3 series, 5-3, in West Virginia Class AAA Region 1, Section 1 action.
Justice Jackson earned the win for the Patriots (21-6) as he struck out six, while Grove came on in the sixth to record the save.
Jesse Hartly laced two hits with an RBI and Chalmer Moffett and Eric Banks both picked up RBI singles.
Heath Hildreth and Kelaen Welch both had RBI doubles for the Bruins, while Chad Harper also doubled.
Game 2 will be held today on the Patriots' diamond at 5 p.m.