Legion baseball: Findlay edges Ottawa

Nolan Rodman singled and scored during a four-run rally in the seventh inning, then drove in the winning run in the eighth inning to highlight Findlay’s 6-5 win over Ottawa on Wednesday in a nonleague American Legion baseball game.

Ottawa Post 63 tied the game 5-5 on Brad Stolly’s RBI single in the top of the eighth inning. Chandler Stillings walked in the bottom of the eighth, took second on a passed ball, and raced home on Rodman’s second base hit of the game.

Stillings also earned the win in relief of Findlay starter Garret Sendelbach.

Ross Adolph (HR, 2-1B) and Chris Hampton (2B, 2-1B) both had three hits and Rodman (2-1B), Nick Bowden (3B, 1B) and Grant Akin (2-1B) had two each for Findlay (21-5).

Trent Phillips (2B, 1B), Blake Hoffman (2-1B) and Jacob Lerch (HR, 1B) had two hits each for Ottawa (11-8).

Post 3 will face Maumee today at 7:30 p.m. at the Findlay High School field, then completes regular-season play at home on Saturday with a doubleheader with Pemberville.

OTTAWA 100 021 010 — 5 10 2
FINDLAY 000 010 41x — 6 14 2
WP — Stillings. LP — Richenberg. TOP HITTERS: (Ott) Phillips 2B, 1B, RBI; Hoffman 2-1B; Lerch HR, 1B, RBI; Stolly 1B, RBI. (Fin) Adolph 2-1B, HR, RBI; Rodman 2-1B, RBI; Bowden 3B, 1B, 2 RBI; Hampton 2B, 2-1B, RBI; Akin 2-1B,RBI.

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