REINEKE FORD   ||   NEWS UPDATES

Legion baseball: Findlay Post 3 goes 4-1 at Hillsboro tourney

HILLSBORO — Findlay’s American Legion baseball team posted a 4-1 record on its way to a second-place finish in the Hillsboro Wooden Bat Tournament over the weekend.

Findlay topped Waverly 9-3 and Troy 11-2 on Saturday and knocked off host Hillsboro 8-3 on Sunday to capture its division. Waverly won the other division and avenged a previous loss to Findlay in the tournament with a 2-0 victory in the title game.

It was the first loss of the season for the Post 3 team, which will take a 14-1 record into Wednesday’s 7:30 p.m. home game against Toledo.

In Saturday’s first contest against Waverly, Chandler Stillings got the win as Chris Hampton (2-1B), Nick Bowden (2B) Nolan Rodman (1B) each knocked in a pair of runs.

Garret Sendelbach got the win against Troy. Ross Adolph doubled and singled driving in a run and Isaac Sexton doubled and drove in three runs.

Adolph was also the star at the plate in Sunday’s win over Hillsboro with a pair of doubles and two RBIs. Jared Neiling picked up the win for Findlay.

Jameson Jacobs has two of Post 3′s three hits in the loss to Waverly.

Saturday’s Games

FINDLAY 9, WAVERLY 3
FINDLAY 003 004 2 — 9 12 0
WAVERLY 010 002 0 — 3 9 1
WP — Stillings (3-0). LP — Johnson. TOP HITTERS: (Fin) Sexton 2-1B; Sendelbach 2-1B; Hampton 2-1B, 2 RBI; Bowden 2B, RBI; Rodman 1B, 2 RBI.

FINDLAY 11, TROY 2
TROY 000 002 0 — 2 3 0
FINDLAY 200 018 x — 11 10 3
WP — Sendebach (2-0). LP — Barney. TOP HITTERS: (Fin) Adolph 2B, 1B, RBI; Akins 3-1B; Sexton 2B, 3 RBI.

Sunday’s Games

FINDLAY 8, HILLSBORO 3
HILLSBORO 000 100 2 — 3 8 0
FINDLAY 600 110 x — 8 13 1
WP — Neiling (4-0). LP — Mullins. TOP HITTERS: (Fin) Adolph 2-2B, 2 RBI; Rodman 2-1B, RBI; Akin 2-1B; Hampton 2-1B, RBI.

WAVERLY 2, FINDLAY 0
FINDLAY 000 000 0 — 0 3 1
WAVERLY 010 001 x — 2 6 1
WP — Knisley. LP — Bowden. TOP HITTERS: (Fin) Jacobs 2-1B; Neiling 1B.
RECORDS: Findlay 14-1.

Comments

comments

About the Author