Berlin, Pierce (5) and Griffith; Glimcher, Priest (4) and Hill
It came down to the wire on Wednesday, with Grandview Heights Bobcats taking victory on a dramatic walk-off double in the late innings that sealed their victory over Columbus Academy. The game was tied at eight with Grandview Heights Bobcats batting in the bottom of the eighth when Joey Bertani doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Grandview Heights Bobcats collected seven hits and Columbus Academy had 12 in the high-scoring affair.
Columbus Academy opened up scoring in the first inning. Hess singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs. Grandview Heights Bobcats evened things up at eight in the bottom of the sixth inning. An error scored one run for Grandview Heights Bobcats.
After Columbus Academy scored four runs in the top of the fourth, Grandview Heights Bobcats answered with four of their own. Columbus Academy scored when Dearing-hardiman singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs and an error scored two runs for Columbus Academy. Grandview Heights Bobcats then answered when Gavin Van Horn grounded out, scoring one run, Jon Micah Griffith singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run, and Glenn Cribbs singled on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs.
Jon Pierce was the winning pitcher for Grandview Heights Bobcats. He lasted four innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out seven. Priest took the loss for Columbus Academy. He allowed five hits and four runs over four innings, striking out two.
Luke Berlin started the game for Grandview Heights Bobcats. He surrendered six runs on nine hits over four innings, striking out one. Noah Glimcher started the game for Columbus Academy. He surrendered five runs on two hits over three innings, striking out three.
Grandview Heights Bobcats racked up seven hits. Bertani and Griffith all had multiple hits for Grandview Heights Bobcats. Griffith and Bertani all had two hits to lead Grandview Heights Bobcats. Columbus Academy saw the ball well, racking up 12 hits in the game. N Rothmann, Dearing-hardiman, and Glimcher each had multiple hits for Columbus Academy. Rothmann led Columbus Academy with four hits in five at bats.
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