Late Score Costs College Terriers Against Ohio Elite
The Stark County Terriers stayed in it until the end, but Ohio Elite pulled away late in a 9-3 victory on Monday. The game was tied at three with Ohio Elite batting in the top of the sixth when Clay Mitchell grounded out, scoring one run.
Stark County struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Ohio Elite, giving up nine runs.
Ohio Elite captured the lead in the second inning when Peter Bambakidis singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
Ohio Elite scored four runs in the seventh inning.
Connor Evanich got the start for Ohio Elite. The righthander surrendered three runs on seven hits over five innings, striking out four. Ben Mohler, Kaiden Mastri, and Landon Burkhart each entered the game as relief, throwing one inning, two-thirds of an inning, and one-third of an inning respectively.
Garret Odey was on the mound for Ohio Elite. The hurler went two innings, allowing two runs on three hits and walking zero.
Shea Simmer went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Terriers in hits. Stark County was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Braden Broom made the most plays with nine.
Ohio Elite totaled 11 hits. Christopher Franks and Ryan Shimek each managed multiple hits for the team.