Leipsic defeats O-G 4-3
Saturday, July 06, 2013 5:07 AM
GLANDORF - Leipsic scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning Friday evening to defeat Ottawa-Glandorf 4-3 in the ACME sectional tournament.The win sends the Vikings to ACME sectional winners bracket semi-finals today against Patrick Henry at noon at Leipsic. O-G drops into the losers bracket and will face Columbus Grove at noon at Holgate.
The Titans tied the game at 3-3 in the fifth after Ben Detering had a two out single and took second on a passed ball. As Andrew Wischmeyer was drawing a walk, Deitering stole third base before Austin Verhoff lined a single to right to score the tying run.
After giving up a run in the third inning, O-G starter Ryan Maas retired eight straight batters before Logan Selhorst doubled to right field. Ross Schroeder reached on an error that moved Selhorst to third base. A wild pitch allowed the go-ahead run to score.
After falling behind, the Titans saw Chandler Kersh reach on an infield single. Kersh tried to steal second base and was cut down. Two flyballs to leftf field ended the game.
Dylan Schey picked up the win for Leipsic in relief. Schey went the final 2 1/3 innings in relief of starter Neil Haselman.
Maas took the loss for O-G as he went six innings. Kersh had three singles for the Titans in the loss.