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April 17th, 2015
MONROE— Adams Central's bats swung wide open earning them their first victory of the young season on Thursday night with a 10-2 victory over the Bluffton Tigers.
A five-run first inning set the tone for the Jets led by six singles in the frame. Cody Crump stole home to break open the scoring, then Luke Liter, Lance Busse, and Matt Baker would smack three consecutive RBI singles scoring one run apiece.
FORT WAYNEâ€” After losing to county rival Adams Central to start their season, the South Adams Lady Stars have come up with their second straight win dismantling the Canterbury Cavaliers 19-0 in five innings.
â€śItâ€™s a confidence builder,â€ť noted SA coach Jessie Oâ€™Dell after the win. â€śWe had some kids that have struggled early to hit the ball and came out tonight with some big hits. I think though it was more the defense that we were happy with tonight though.â€ť
MONROE— Three Adams Central homeruns broke open a close game in the bottom of the sixth Monday night as the Lady Jets defended their county bragging rights with a 9-1 decision over Bellmont.
"We've been hitting the ball very good lately but the first five innings it didn't seem like it," noted AC coach Cary Blake.
In what has become the unofficial ringing in of the high school baseball season for Adams County, the fourth annual Coaches Versus Cancer Classic was a booming success at Bellmont on Saturday as all three county schools met up for a triple-header on what easily the best day for baseball yet this spring.
Adams Central and Jay County split track meets Thursday evening at Bob Worthman Stadium with the AC boys scoring 71 points to 67 for Bellmont and 23 for Jay County while in the girls event the Patriots edged out Bellmont 72.5 to 63 while AC was third with 25.5 points.
BAKER TO FRANKLIN— Electing to continue his baseball career, Bellmont’s Brett Baker signed a Letter of Intent on Wednesday to play for Franklin College in the 2016 season. Brett sits with his mother Shelly and father Gary, while Athletic Director Dale Manis and Bellmont baseball coach Ben Fawbush stand behind. (Photo provided)
BERNE— Darkness nearly overtook the Starfires’ opening night baseball contest on Monday night despite the contest needing only five frames to reach a conclusion.
After three hours of baseball, the Norwell Knights emerged victorious at Harry Anderson Field with a brutally lopsided 27-4 win over the hosting Stars.