Late Surge Lifts Hornets Baseball to Victory

A Sixth inning rally lifted the Hornets Baseball team to a 6-5 win over Bishop LeBlond at Shaffer Park in Chillicothe.
LeBlond scored in the First, Third, Fourth and Fifth innings to lead 5-0.
In the bottom of the Fifth inning, Hornets lead off batter Mason Baxter singled to left field. The next batters struck out and grounded out. Kam Ward then hit an RBI single to right field to score Baxter.
In the bottom of the Sixth Chillicothe scored five runs including a Westley Brandsgaard three RBI double, line drive to left field to tie the game.
In the bottom of the fifth, LeBlond committed four of their game’s five total errors, a walk, a fielder’s choice and gave up a single and double.
Kam Ward, Landon Swift and Jaden Winder combined for the win on the mound, allowing five runs off four hits with ten strike outs, seven walks and three errors.
At the Plate Chillicothe’s Westley Brandsgaard led the way with two doubles, a single and three RBI. Picking up singles were Mason Baxter, Jaden Winder, Kam Ward, Brock Ward and Dawson Wheeler.
Due to low numbers by LeBlond, there was no Junior Varsity Game.

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