Maumee Panthers Varsity fell 7-4 to Wapakoneta on Saturday despite out-hitting them eight to six.
Maumee Panthers Varsity got things moving in the first inning, when a sacrifice bunt by Blake Adams led to a run for Maumee Panthers Varsity. A wild pitch with Caleb Brown on second base led to a error on the catcher when he tried to throw Brown out at third base allowing Caleb Brown to open up the scoring for the Maumee Panthers.
In the bottom of the third inning, Wapakoneta tied things up at one. Wapakoneta scored one run when Vorhees doubled.
Wapakoneta pulled away for good with one run in the fourth inning. In the fourth an error scored one run for Wapakoneta.
Maumee Panthers Varsity tallied three runs in the seventh inning to fight back from a six-run deficit. Maumee Panthers Varsity’s offense in the inning came from singles by Devon Cleghorn and Justin Studenka.
Wapakoneta scored four runs in the sixth inning. Wapakoneta scored its runs on a grand slam by Goodes.
Erb earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for Wapakoneta. He lasted six innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out four. Apple threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Devin Schiavone took the loss for Maumee Panthers Varsity. He went five and a third innings, allowing seven runs on six hits and striking out three.
Wapakoneta tallied two home runs on the day. Goodes went yard in the sixth inning. Apple went for the long ball in the fifth inning.
Maumee Panthers Varsity collected eight hits on the day. Cleghorn and Studenka each collected multiple hits for Maumee Panthers Varsity. Cleghorn went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Maumee Panthers Varsity in hits.
Wapakoneta totaled six hits in the game. Vorhees and Goodes both managed multiple hits for Wapakoneta.
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