Five errors were too much for Findlay’s American Legion baseball team to overcome as Post 3 dropped a 9-3 decision to Toledo in an American Legion baseball district tournament game at Flag City Memorial Field Thursday night.
Findlay (25-6) will take on Ottawa, a 14-1 winner over Maumee Thursday night, in a loser’s bracket game tonight at 7 p.m. back at Findlay High School.
Findlay’s Jared Neiling suffered his first loss of the season as he fell to 6-1. He allowed seven runs, four earned with no walks and three strikeouts. Malachi Abbott finished up on the mound for Findlay.
Nolan Rodman led Post 3 at the plate with a pair of singles. Isaac Sexton doubled and Chris Hampton and Grant Akin both added RBI singles for Findlay.
Kam Weber was 5-for-5 with a triple, double and a pair of RBIs to lead Toledo.
TOLEDO 121 021 200 — 9 13 2
FINDLAY 100 000 002 — 3 10 5
WP — Johnson. LP — Neiling (6-1). TOP HITTERS: (Fin) Rodman 2-1B; Sexton 2B; Hampton 1B, RBI; Akin 1B, RBI. (Tol) Weber 3B, 2B, 3-1B, 2 RBI; Empie 2B, 2-1B, 2 RBI; Waddell HR, 2 RBI.
RECORDS: Findlay 25-6.