HILLSBORO — Van Buren senior Jameson Jacobs drilled two singles, a double and drove in five runs as Findlay’s Legion baseball team crushed Massillon 13-0 in five innings on the first day of the Hillsboro Wooden Bat Tournament on Friday.
Post 3 (11-0) remained undefeated with the help of eight runs in the third inning, which opened up a 12-0 lead. Overall, Findlay collected 12 hits.
Van Buren senior Isaac Sexton ripped two singles and had an RBI, and Fostoria senior Chris Hampton doubled twice. Nick Bowden improved to 3-0 on the mound, pitching three innings while striking out three batters, walking one and allowing one hit.
Post 3 will resume tournament play today against Waverly at 9 a.m. and Troy at 2 p.m. The tournament will conclude on Sunday.
Massillon 000 00 — 0 1 2 Findlay 318 1x — 13 12 0
WP — Bowden (3-0). LP — Fach. top hitters: (Fin) Jacobs 2B, 2-1B, 5 RBI; Sexton 2-1B, RBI; Hampton 2-2B.
records: Findlay 11-0.