— Jefferson and Elida got to the top of the third inning of their
non-league baseball game Wednesday at Ed Sandy Memorial Field in Elida.
a scoreless draw entering the top of the inning — a 1-1 count versus
Jefferson seventh hitter Darius Shurelds by Elida starter Josh Howard —
Mother Nature decided to intervene.
First, thunder was heard, causing the umpires to call a halt to the proceedings and order players off the field.
Shortly after, the downpours came.
After about 20 minutes, the game was postponed to another day.
(8-8 entering the contest) had one hit in the second inning — a 1-out
single to left center by senior Tyler Shrider. He was forced on a
double-play grounder by Hunter Haehn.
Elida (5-10 coming in) had
one hit in the home first — a 1-out slap to center by Scott McDonnell
against Jefferson starter Caleb Lucas.
Jefferson is slated to visit Spencerville Thursday for an NWC contest.