Boys Varsity Baseball · East Liverpool Varsity Potters Grabs Lead in Fifth Inning to Defeat Edison


East Liverpool Varsity Potters Grabs Lead in Fifth Inning to Defeat Edison

East Liverpool Varsity Potters ran off with the lead late in the game in a 12-5 victory over Edison on Friday. The game was tied at two with East Liverpool Varsity Potters batting in the top of the fifth when Landon Bailey singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs.

Trent Davis collected four hits in five at bats to help lead East Liverpool Varsity Potters to victory. Davis singled in the second, singled in the fifth, singled in the sixth, and doubled in the seventh.

East Liverpool Varsity Potters opened up scoring in the first inning. Evan Tice grounded out, scoring one run.

After East Liverpool Varsity Potters scored three runs in the top of the seventh, Edison answered with three of their own. East Liverpool Varsity Potters scored when Davis doubled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run and Bailey singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run. Edison then answered when Matthew Parsons doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run, Jayden Sanders grounded out, scoring one run, and Cameron Cooley singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

East Liverpool Varsity Potters tallied four runs in the sixth inning. East Liverpool Varsity Potters batters contributing to the big inning included Paxton Grimes, Davis, Bailey, and Devin Toothman, who all drove in runs.

Jake Smith led the East Liverpool Varsity Potters to victory on the pitcher’s mound. Smith allowed 12 hits and five runs over seven innings, striking out four and walking zero.

Sanders took the loss for Edison. Sanders surrendered two runs on seven hits over four innings, striking out four.

East Liverpool Varsity Potters tallied 14 hits on the day. Davis, Toothman, Bailey, Smith, and Grimes each collected multiple hits for East Liverpool Varsity Potters. Davis led East Liverpool Varsity Potters with four hits in five at bats.

Edison racked up 12 hits. Cooley, Blake Connelly, and Parsons all had multiple hits for Edison. Cooley went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Edison in hits.