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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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Danbury sweeps doubleheader with Old Fort

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Danbury got back to .500 with a doubleheader sweep of Old Fort in non-conference action last weekend.

The Lakers won the first game, 6-5, and the second tilt, 9-6.

In the first game, Chase Botson went seven innings, allowing five runs (one earned) on eight hits to go with 10 strikeouts and one walk. He also drove in two runs at the plate. Ryan Chapman had two hits and scored once, Seth Vargo had a double, scored a run and finished with an RBI. Jake Internicola scored a run and had an RBI.

Danbury 9, Old Fort 6

Seth Vargo led the way with four RBIs in Danbury's 9-6 victory over Old Fort in the second game of their doubleheader.

Alec Calton went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and a run scored and Sam Tyson had three walks and scored twice. Calton, Jack Tyson and Jared Koenig pitched in the second game before Botson came on in relief to get the save. 

At the plate, Botson went 6-for-10 in the two games. 

 

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