O-G rallies for 12-11 win at ACME district
Monday, July 15, 2013 5:56 AM
HAMLER - Wauseon had all the momentum during its ACME district winners bracket game against Ottawa-Glandorf Sunday afternoon.A three run fourth inning had the Indians leading the Titans 9-2. However, the Titans never stopped fighting as they scored seven times in the fifth inning toe tie the game on their way to a 12-11 win over the Indians.
The win puts the Titans (12-6) in the championship game Monday evening against the winner of the game between Napoleon and Wauseon at 4 p.m. O-G is scheduled to play around 6 p.m.
Down 9-2 the Titans rallied to tie the game in the fifth as they sent 13 batters to the plate to score seven times. The big blow in the inning was a two run home run by Tyler Zender which was followed by a solo blast by Tanner Schimmoeller. The Titans scored two more runs in the inning and had the bases loaded before Wauseon pitching was able to get the final two outs of the inning.
O-G took the lead in the sixth inning with three runs. Wauseon battled back scoring twice in the bottom of the sixth to come within 12-11. Wauseon had a two out base runner in the seventh before an infield popup ended the game.
Matt Warnecke picked up the win for O-G working 6 2/3 innings in relief. After three solid inning in relief Saturday, Warnecke returned to the mound and limited the Indian bats until late in the game.