Grandview Heights Bobcats’s effort to come back from down five runs in the fourth inning came up just short, as they fell 5-3 to Johnstown-Monroe on Monday. Grandview Heights Bobcats scored three runs in the failed comeback on a double by Joey Bertani in the fifth and a single by Gavin Van Horn in the seventh.
Grandview Heights Bobcats fell behind early in the loss. Johnstown-Monroe took the lead on an error in the second inning.
Johnstown-Monroe got things moving in the second inning, when an error scored one run for Johnstown-Monroe.
Johnstown-Monroe scored three runs in the third inning. Johnstown-Monroe batters contributing to the big inning included Workman and Foe, all driving in runs in the inning.
Luke Myers took the win for Johnstown-Monroe. He surrendered zero runs on zero hits over two and a third innings, striking out four and walking zero. Byerly and Peloquin entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Luke Berlin took the loss for Grandview Heights Bobcats. He surrendered five runs on five hits over four innings, striking out one and walking zero.
Grandview Heights Bobcats racked up ten hits on the day. Bertani, Van Horn, and Jon Pierce all managed multiple hits for Grandview Heights Bobcats. Bertani led Grandview Heights Bobcats with three hits in four at bats.
Foe went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Johnstown-Monroe in hits.
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