Wapakoneta ACME starting pitcher Quinn Lotridge made quick work of the Lima Central Catholic ACME offense Wednesday, mixing hitting the corners with his fastball and throwing his curve late in counts.
The game lasted less than 90 minutes and was finished despite threats of rain in the forecast around the 6:30 p.m. start time.
In five innings pitched, Lotridge gave up one hit and allowed just three baserunners total Wednesday, making 71 pitches in the outing. Lotridge struck out seven hitters in his teamâ€™s 6-0 win in summer baseball action at Wapakoneta High School.
Wapakoneta ACME overcame a brief 3-0 deficit by scoring seven straight runs in a 7-4 win over Minster ACME on Tuesday in baseball action at Wapakoneta High School.
The two teams are battling for the top seed in the sectional tournament which starts Sunday.
Tuesdayâ€™s win gave Wapak a 10-6 record, while the loss put Minster at 9-3-1. Wapakâ€™s first loss this summer came June 11 in a 5-2 defeat at Minster, so each team has a three-run victory over the other.
LIMA â€” The Wapakoneta ACME team flexed its muscles in the first game of a doubleheader as they run-ruled the Bath ACME team, but a seventh-inning rally in the second game fell short as the two teams split a doubleheader on Saturday.
The split left Wapak with a 9-5 record on the season, while the Wildcats moved to 8-2 on the summer schedule.
The Redskins wasted no time in taking control ofÂ the first game,Â sending 14 batters to the plate and scoring nine runs in the top of first inning.
COLUMBUS, Ohio â€” The Ohio High School Athletic Association unveiled the rest of the fall sports tournament divisions Wednesday after approval by OHSAA Board of Governors and the Wapakoneta Redskins moved down a division in football and moved up a division in girls cross country.
The divisions will apply to OHSAA postseason tournament competition for the next two school years, starting with the 2013-14 school year.
The OHSAA announced new divisions and regions for football June 13.
COLDWATER â€” Kodi Morganâ€™s RBI double in the top of the seventh pushed Wapakoneta past Coldwater in a 7-5 win Friday in ACME summer baseball play at Memorial Field. The two teams played under the lights, with a scheduled start time of 7:30 p.m. and an actual start time of just after 8 p.m. due to a game on the field prior.
The game was knotted at 5-5 entering the seventh inning.
ST. MARYS â€” The Wapakoneta ACME team piled up 14 hits resulting in 11 runs over their final four at-bats to keep distance from the St. Marys ACME in a 16-8 win Thursday in summer baseball action at Geiger Park.
The win moved Wapakâ€™s record to 7-4 overall this summer.
St. Marys opened the scoring with a single run in the bottom of the second.
The Redskins then manufactured at least two runs in each of their next five at-bats.
After three times at bats, Wapak had 10 baserunners, none of whom reached on a base hit.