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Saturday, June 14, 2014 8:00 PM

By JIM METCALFE

DHIMedia Sports Editor

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SPENCERVILLE — Elida’s ACME summer baseball team got the bats going versus Spencerville on a sun-splashed Saturday morning/afternoon, putting together 30 hits and 23 runs in a 12-4, 11-5 doubleheader sweep of the host Bearcats.

In game 1, Garrett Brinkman got the pitching win, going five innings (5 hits, 3 earned runs, 3 strikeouts, 1 base-on-balls; 68 pitches, 49 for strikes). Dylan Holcomb pitched two frames of 3-hit, 3-walk, run ball (2 Ks; 39 pitches, 22 strikes).

Brady Nolan took the loss for the hosts (6-plus IPs, 14 hits, 11 runs, 10 earned, 4 BBs, 1 K; 120 pitches, 74 strikes), with Cole Market turning in an inning of relief (2 BBs, 2 Ks; 20 pitches, 8 strikes).

Travis Watkins led the Bulldog offense with a 3-for-4 game at the plate (2 runs), with Scott McDonnell going 2-for-2 (2 runs batted in), Dylan Holcomb (2 runs) and Owen Anderson (2 runs) 2-for-3 each and Ryan Cook 2-for-4 (3 RBIs, 2 runs).

Austin Gallinore had the only multi-hit game for the Bearcats in the opener, going 3-for-3, while Market knocked in two runs.

In game 2, Josh Bull got the win on the mound, tossing five frames (5 hits, 5 earned runs, 2 BBs, 7 Ks, 2 hit batters; 101 pitches, 59 strikes). Watkins threw the final two innings (2 BBs, 4 Ks; 37 pitches, 19 strikes).

Mitchell Youngpeter took the loss (3 2/3 IPs, 11 hits, 9 runs, 6 earned, 1 BB, 2 Ks, 1 hit batter; 85 pitches, 50 strikes), with Hunter French finishing up (3 1/3 IPs, 5 hits, 3 runs, 2 earned, 1 BB, 1 K; 48 pitches, 28 strikes).

Bull went 4-for-5 (3 runs, 2 RBIs), while Watkins (3 RBIs), Austin Morrison (2 runs), Derek Snider, Tristan Edwards and Baylen Stinson (2 runs) each had two hits.

Nolan went 2-for-3, while Justin Thiery scored twice.

Game 1

Score by Innings:

Elida 0 3 2 0 2 1 3 - 11 14 0

Spencerville 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 - 4 8 1

Garrett Brinkman, Dylan Holcomb (6) and Travis Watkins; Brady Nolan, Cole Market (7) and Austin Gallimore. WP: Brinkman; LP: Nolan. LOB: Elida 8, Spencerville 7. 2B: Watkins, Gallimore, Ryan Cook (E), Brady Becker (S).

Game 2

Score by Innings:

Elida 1 0 1 7 2 0 1 - 12 16 0

Spencerville 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 5 5 2

Josh Bull, Travis Watkins (6) and Tristan Edwards; Mitchell Youngpeter, Hunter French (4) and Austin Gallimore. WP: Bull; LP: Youngpeter. LOB: Elida 7, Spencerville 6. 2B: Edwards 2, Bull, Watkins, Derek Snider (E).

(Longer article and box scores in Monday’s paper).

 

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