State tournament ends for WCH all-stars with loss to New Albany


By Chris Hoppes - [email protected]



PAINESVILLE — The Washington C.H. 12-year-old all-star baseball team had its State tournament run come to an end with a 12-2 loss to New Albany Monday evening.

Washington C.H. scored its first run of the State tournament in the top of the first inning Monday.

Ty Rose was hit by a pitch and scored on a two-out triple to center field by Dylan Bernard.

New Albany tied the game with a run in the bottom of the first on a single, a walk and a double.

New Albany took a 3-1 lead with two runs in the bottom of the second inning on an error, a hit batsman, a single and a double.

In the bottom of the third, New Albany scored five runs on six hits, including a double and a home run.

In the top of the fourth, Bernard led off the inning with a home run to left field.

Bernard had both hits and drove in both runs for Washington C.H.

Luke Zimmerman drew a walk for Washington C.H. in the top of the second inning and Rose walked in the third inning for the all-stars and Sterling Smith walked in the top of the fourth.

Also on Monday, Gallion Youth defeated Maumee, 10-2 to advance to play New Albany Tuesday.

Wheelersburg defeated Geneva, 13-2 and was to play Canfield Tuesday.

Mount Vernon will play Hamilton West Side and North Canton will take on Cuyahoga Falls in the championship semifinals Wednesday.

By Chris Hoppes

[email protected]

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1ch

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1ch

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