HILLSBORO — Two-run home runs by Brayden Wentling and Nick Kidwell ignited two big innings on Sunday and powered Findlay’s Post 3 American Legion baseball team to an 11-1 win over Chillicothe Post 62 in the consolation round of the Hillsboro Wooden Bat tournament.

Kidwell’s two-run home run highlighted a five-run second inning and Wentling’s blast ignited a four-run third as Findlay salvaged the final game of a four-game weekend tournament. Nathan Insley, who had two hits in each of the four games, and Trey Bame added a pair of singles each to back the three-hit pitching of Donavan Magill.

In Saturday’s nightcap, Sean Frazier hammered a seventh-inning grand slam and winning pitcher Sam Walsh helped his own cause with three hits as Chillicothe 757 rolled past Findlay 12-4. Wentling (3-1B) and Insley accounted for Findlay’s five hits.

Findlay got plenty of hits but not at crucial times in 4-3 losses to Springfield on Friday and Waverly on Saturday.

In Saturday’s opener, Findlay outhit Waverly 12-3 but stranded 15 runners. Winning pitcher Nate Keiser followed a walk and a hit batsman with a three-run second-inning home run for Waverly. Insley and Zach Kreais had two hits each and Magill and Kidwell added RBI singles for Findlay.

It was a similar story in Friday’s opener where Findlay outhit Springfield 9-4 but ended up on the short end of the scoreboard. Matthew Boes had a double, two singles and drove in two runs for Findlay (5-7) which will host Toledo on Wednesday in an 8:10 p.m. game at the Marathon Diamonds.

Sunday’s Results

FINDLAY 11, CHILLICOTHE 62 1

Chillicothe Post 62 010 00 — 1 3 3

Findlay 054 2x — 11 10 0

WP — Magill (1-0). LP — Gillum. top hitters: (Fin) Wentling HR, 2 RBI; Bame 1B, 2 RBI; Insley 2-1B, 2 RBI; Kidwell HR, 2 RBI.

RECORDS: Findlay Legion 5-7.

Saturday’s Results

WAVERLY 4, FINDLAY 3

Findlay 010 200 0 — 3 12 1

Waverly 030 100 x — 4 3 1

WP — Keiser. LP — Lydick (1-2). top hitters: (Fin) Kreais 2-1B, RBI; Insley 2-1B; Magill 1B, RBI; Kidwell 1B, RBI. (Wav) Keiser HR, 3 RBI.

CHILLICOTHE 757 12, FINDLAY 4

Chillicothe 757 030 003 6 — 12 12 1

Findlay 010 010 2 — 4 5 3

WP — Walsh. LP — Reichelderfer (0-2). top hitters: (Chi) Walsh 3-1B, 2 RBI; Fazier HR, 4 RBI. (Fin) Wentling 3-1B, RBI; Insley 2-1B, RBI.

Friday’s Results

SPRINGFIELD 4, FINDLAY 3

Findlay 011 000 1 — 3 9 2

Springfield 010 003 x — 4 4 0

WP — Whalen. LP — Wentling (1-1). top hitters: (Fin) Insley 2-1B; Boes 2-1B, 2B, 2 RBI. (Spr) Dibert 2-1B, RBI.

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