In a game that took just one hour and 10 minutes to play, the Washington C.H. 10-year-old all-stars improved to 3-0 in District Eight pool play with a 13-0 win over visiting Eaton Wednesday evening.
The local all-stars had 15 hits and no errors, while Eaton did not have a hit and committed seven errors.
Washington will complete pool play this evening at Enon at 6 p.m.
The all-stars have defeated their opponents thus far by a combined 68 runs to one.
Brady Armstrong started and was the winning pitcher for Washington C.H.
He pitched 3.1 innings with no hits and no runs. He struck out nine and walked four.
Bryce Yeazel pitched the final two-thirds of an inning, striking out two.
Among the offensive leaders for Washington, John Wall went 2 for 2 with a double, a triple, a sacrifice fly, two rbi and one run scored.
Brady Armstrong went 2 for 4 with a run and two rbi.
Evan Lynch went 2 for 3, scoring three runs.
Luke Crabtree was 2 for 2 with two runs scored and two rbi.
Corbin Melvin went 2 for 3 with a double, two runs scored and two rbi.
In the top of the first inning, Armstrong faced four batters, with a walk and three strikeouts.
In the bottom of the first, John Wall hit a two-out double to center, but was stranded.
In the top of the second, Armstrong again faced four batters and again issued one walk and struck out three.
Washington scored four runs in the bottom of the second inning.
Evan Lynch had an infield hit and Luke Crabtree hit a single.
Lynch would score on an error.
Christian Heath (a pinch-runner for Crabtree) scored on a double by Corbin Melvin.
Melvin scored on an error on the play to make it 3-0.
Bryson Osborne had an infield hit and Will Miller singled to center.
Bryce Yeazel reached on an error and Wall hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Osborne for a 4-0 tally.
In the top of the third, Eaton got two runners on base via walks. Armstrong struck out two in this inning and the third out came on a ground out.
Washington set the stage for the 10-run-rule when they scored nine runs in the bottom of the third.
Lynch reached on an error and stole second. He moved to third on a wild pitch and scored on a single by Crabtree.
Coleden May followed with a single and Crabtree scored on an error to make it 6-0.
Melvin singled, scoring Heath, who was inserted as a pinch-runner for May.
Melvin stole second and Osborne walked.
A passed ball moved Melvin to third and Osborne to second.
Yeazel singled, scoring Melvin and Osborne to make it 9-0.
After Yeazel stole second, Wall hit a triple to make it 10-0.
Armstrong singled to bump the score up to 11-0.
At this point, Eaton’s starting pitcher, Trevor Davis, was lifted in favor of Tyler Gregg.
The first batter Gregg faced was Lynch, who singled, scoring Armstrong (with the help of a two-base error).
Lynch later scored to make what would be the final, 13-0.
Armstrong struck out the first batter he faced in the fourth, then was lifted for Yeazel, who struck out the two batters he faced to end the game.
Offensively for Washington C.H.: Will Miller, 1-4; Bryce Yeazel, 1-3, roe, 2 rbi, 1 run, 1 sb; John Wall, 2-2, 1 2b, 1 3b, 1 run, 1 sac fly, 2 rbi; Brady Armstrong, 2-4, 1 run, 2 rbi; Evan Lynch, 2-3, roe, 3 runs, 1 sb; Luke Crabtree, 2-2, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Coleden May, 2-2, 1 bb; Corbin Melvin, 2-3, 1 2b, 2 rbi, 2 runs, 1 sb; Bryson Osborne, 1-1, 2 bb, 2 run; Christian Heath, 1 run.
E 000 0xx — 0 0 7
W 049 xxx — 13 15 0
Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1