SANDUSKY — Ottawa'a American Legion baseball team had a rocky start to the season this weekend dropping a pair of doubleheaders.
After opening with Napoleon Saturday, Post 63 was back in action Sunday at Sandusky. Sandusky swept Post 63 4-2 and 7-4 to drop Ottawa to 0-4 on the young season.
In the twinbill with Sandusky, the sixth inning was key for the home team in both games.
In the opener, the two teams were tied 1-1 going to the sixth when Sandusky scored three times for the win. Post 63 came back with a run in the seventh for the final score.



Chase Kuhlman took the loss for Post 63 as he went the distance allowing four runs, two earned, on eight hits with four strikeouts and four walks.
Justin Moore had two singles and an RBI for Ottawa and Austin Horstman had an RBI. Cole Niese had a single and two stolen bases. Dylan Schroeder and Grant Fuerst both had a single for Post 63.
In the second game, Sandusky had a 3-1 lead going to the sixth when they scored four times to secure the win. Ottawa scored three times in the seventh for the final score.
Justin Moore took the loss for Post 63 as he worked two innings allowing two runs on four hits. Owen Macke and Grant Fuerst worked in relief.
Austin Horstman had two singles and an RBI, while Fuerst and Macke both had a single and RBI. Logan Miller had a double for Post 63.
There were 21 runners left stranded on base in the game as Ottawa left 11 runners on base and Sandusky 10.