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Monday, June 30, 2014 8:00 PM

By JIM METCALFE

DHI Media

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BATH TOWNSHIP — Bath built a 5-1 lead in its District 6 ACME summer baseball tournament contest with archrival Elida Monday evening.

The Wildcats then held off a 7th-inning uprising to secure a 5-3 victory at Bath High School.

Bath (12-5) advances to a date this evening versus Wapakoneta at the same locale.

The Bulldogs end the tournament and the summer season at 5-12.

Bath collected 11 hits versus two Bulldog hurlers: lefty starter Austin Morrison (3 2/3 innings pitched, 9 hits, 5 runs, 4 earned, 1 base-on-balls, 2 strikeouts; 78 pitches, 55 for strikes) and reliever Garrett Brinkman (2 1/3 IPs, 2 hits, 2 BBs, 1 K; 37 pitches, 19 for strikes).

Tyler Stahl (2 runs scored), Cam Jenkins (2 runs batted in), Cam Clark and Andrew Renner each garnered two hits for the hosts.

Bath starter Jared Davis got the win (5 2/3 IPs, 4 hits, 1 earned run, 4 BBs, 5 Ks; 91 pitches, 48 strikes) and Jacob Horstman mopped up (1 1/3 IPs, 2 hits, 2 earned runs, 1 BB; 23 pitches, 14 strikes).

Leadoff man Adam Purdy had the best day at the plate for the Orange and Black, going 1-for-2 (double) and added two free passes.

Score by Innings:

Elida 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 3 6 1

Bath 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 5 11 1

Austin Morrison, Garrett Brinkman (4) and Logan Alexander; Jared Davis, Jacob Horstman (6) and Cam Jenkins. WP: Davis; LP: Morrison. LOB: Elida 8, Bath 6. 2B: Alexander, Davis, Jenkins, Adam Purdy (E).

(Larger article and box in Wednesday’s paper).

 

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