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Rockets rebound with win over Woodward

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Behind Jourdan Maguire’s pitching performance, the Oak Harbor Rockets baseball team got back to their winning ways with a 13-1 victory in five innings over Woodward on Good Friday.

Maguire, who allowed one run in four innings, struck out eight and walked two to get the win.  He got plenty of help at the plate as Garrett Harvey finished with a double and three RBIs and Maguire, Andy Rathbun, Ben Genzman and Kyle Pape each finished with an RBI.

Holding a 4-1 lead in the fourth inning, Oak Harbor scored nine runs to put the game out of reach.

Huron 9, Oak Harbor 1

Huron scored seven runs in the first two innings to take a big lead before defeating Oak Harbor, 9-1, in Sandusky Bay Conference action.

Jack Hufnagle got the win for the Tigers and he and Andrew Dowell each finished with a double. Kyle Uher took the loss for the Rockets.

Edison 10, Oak Harbor 0 (6 innings)

Austin Utter threw a perfect game for Edison, which broke open a close game with seven runs in the fourth and fifth innings before cruising to a 10-0 victory.

Adam Wroblewski had two hits and two RBIs for the Chargers and Owen Moyer chipped in with two hits and three runs. Garrett Harvey took the loss for the Rockets.

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Pitch, Hit & Run competition

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Pitch, Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. On April 26 at 1 p.m. at Waterworks Park Port Clinton youth baseball and softball will host this free competition. This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills.

Boys and girls are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14 and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game.

The individual pitching, hitting and running champions, along with the all-around champion in each age and gender group at the local competition will be awarded and advance to the sectional level of competition.

All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and have their parent of guardian fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition. For questions concerning the competition, please contact Carolynn Snyder, local coordinator, at 419-357-2678.

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Redskins win doubleheader tilt with Lakota

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After winning the first game of their doubleheader with Lakota, 11-2, the Port Clinton Redskins baseball team had to hold off the Raiders to win the second contest, winning, 8-7, to complete the sweep.

The second game saw Port Clinton (4-3) use four pitchers before Stone Scott came on in relief to earn the save. Scott, who drove in a run and scored once at the plate, made a key play in the final inning when he fielded a groundball and held the runner at third before completing the out.

Max Avis got the win, allowing four runs (one earned) on five hits to go with three strikeouts and one walk in four innings of work. Nolan Smith contributed at the plate with an RBI and two runs.

Port Clinton 11, Lakota 2

Trevor Frias did damage at the plate and the mound as Port Clinton won easily in the first game of their doubleheader with Lakota, 11-2.

Frias had a double, two RBIs and scored a run at the plate and got the win on the mound, going six innings while allowing two runs (one earned) on just two hits. He struck out four batters and walked four.

Dylan Webb also contributed, walking three times and reaching base in four at-bats, and Drew Fodor scored a run to help pace the attack.

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