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July 3, 2020

Ashland KY  - - Starting pitcher Ray Sugar Bone Byers throws the complete game in the opening game of the Ashland Post 76 Fourth of July Tourney. Byers gives up 3 runs while scattering 10 hits in the 6 inning mercy run game. Byers proves to be very efficient on the mound for the Colts throwing only 79 pitches, walking none, and striking out 2 Hounds in the game. Defensively the Colts had zero errors in the game.

Offensively the Colts stepped up with 16 hits led by Kody Haubeil who collects 3 RBIs on the day with an RBI single and a 2 run blast later in the game. Roman Long has 4 hits and 2 RBIs while Emmitt Cunningham adds 2 singles, a triple, and 2 RBIs for the Colts. Multiple other Colts players did damage at the plate including Cole Ratcliff (2H, 2 RBIs), Daniel Haller (2 H, RBI), Lane Larson (H, RBI), Carter Glandon (H) and Lucas Foglesong (H). 

The Colts continue tournament play with the following scheduled games: 

  • Friday 12:30 pm v South Charleston
  • Saturday 12:30 pm v Portsmouth 23
  • Saturday 5:30 pm v Ashland Post 76

Sunday will be a championship round with games at 10 am, 12:30 pm, and 3 pm. Times to be determined by seeding and performance!

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June 19, 2020

Hillsboro, OH - - YOUR Chillicothe 757 Colts built a five-run lead in the first inning and then held on long enough to defeat the Hillsboro 129 Renegades 7-6 to open up the Hillsboro Wood Bat Tournament. The Renegades battled back and it took a relay from the outfield to 2nd baseman Kole Williams to mow down a Hillsboro player at the plate to seal the deal in the top of the 7th inning. Starter Nick Salyer works two innings of one hit baseball and no runs. Zane Joseph, Sugar Ray Bone Byers and Ryan Schwartz all worked in relief for the Colts. Byers works 3.2 innings of relief scattering 3 hits combined with one run and two strikeouts. Schwartz works the last 2/3 of the 7th inning to secure the win for the Colts. Offensively the Colts are led by Cole Ratcliff (1B, 2B, 2 RBIs), Nick Salyer (2B, 2 RBIS) and Lane Larson (1B, RBI). 

The Colts continue tournament play in Hillsboro tomorrow where they play back-to-back games starting at 12:30 pm against the Piqua Legion squad and then the Troy Bombers.

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Thursday, 18 June 2020 14:04

Colts Split with Hillsboro 129 Renegades

June 17, 2020

Chillicothe, OH - - Hoffman Field at Mary Lou Patton Park

Game 1, final 12-8 loss. The Colts belt out 17 hits but struggle again fielding the baseball! Lucas Foglesong has another good outing in the no-decision as he works 4 innings with 6 strikeouts but also gives up 5 earned runs. Foglesong helps himself quite a bit at the plate as he has 4 hits, 2 RBIs, and 2 runs scored. Nick Salyer’s bat is starting to heat up as he drops his first bomb of the summer along with two other hits and 3 RBIs in the league loss. Other contributors to the Colts offense include Bryce McWhorter (3 hits, RBI), Emmitt Cunningham (2 hits, RBI) as well as Drew Seymour, Roman Long, and Daniel Haller (hit, RBI). 

Reliever Bryce McWhorter works 3 innings and gives up only 1 earned run with no walks and a strikeout. The Colts defense gives up 6 unearned runs in the game in the loss. 

Game 2, final  12-2 win, 6 innings. The Colts bounce back in game 2 as Jaden McNish delivers 4 hits in the mercy-run 6 inning game. McNish belts out 3 doubles and 2 RBIs to give starter Kyle Wingo plenty of run support. Wingo goes 3.1 innings and strikes outs 2 batters in the start. Relievers Drew Seymour, Roman Long, and McNish work 2.2 innings of relief giving up 2 hits and no runs to shut the door on the Renegades. Offensively the bats continue producing in the second game as the Colts belt out 12 hits and the defense makes significant improvements with only 1 error! Centerfielder Emmitt Cunningham collects two hits and 2 RBIs. Catcher Carter Glandon adds a hit and an RBI for the Colts and continues to do an excellent job this summer behind the dish while leadoff hitter Foglesong continues to produce with a 3 RBI triple. Several others contributed at the plate with RBI singles including Cole Ratcliff, Sugar Ray Bone Byers, Zane Joseph, and Lane Larson. 

The Colts jump into tournament play this week as we head to the Hillsboro Wood Bat Tournament at Shaffer Park with the opening game Friday morning at 10 am. 

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June 14, 2020

Portsmouth, OH - - YOUR Chillicothe 757 Colts sweep a very good Portsmouth 23 Blue Jays team opening up league play in the South Central Ohio League. 

Game 1, final 8-4: Despite allowing three runs in the bottom of the 7th inning the Colts hold on for an 8-4 victory in game one. Nick Salyer earns his first win of the summer on the mound after pitching four innings, allowing four hits, no runs along with four strikeouts. Defensively the Colts got it done in game one having zero errors (but one badly misplayed ball!!) and provided plenty of offensive support to Salyer along with Cole Ratcliff and Zane Joseph in relief. Offensively the Colts had multiple RBI hits from Emmitt Cunningham (2) and Ryan Schwartz (2). Cole Ratcliff, Salyer, Lucas Foglesong, and Drew Seymour also contributed RBI hits for the Colts

Game 2, final 2-1: The Colts grab the lead in the sixth inning after tying up the game 1-1 in the fifth. Offensively the Colts were lead by Daniel Haller who had three hits. Ryan Schwartz and Sugar Ray Bone Byer each had RBI hits for the Colts. Other contributors at the plate included Bryce McWhorter and Carter Glandon both with hits in game two. On the mound, Kyle Wingo gives the Colts four innings of one-hit baseball along with seven Ks and one earned run. Lucas Foglesong worked three innings of no-hit baseball along with four Ks to get the win after the Colts take the lead in the 6th inning. 

The Colts continue SCOL play Wednesday at Hoffman Field where they will host the Hillsboro 129 Renegades for a 6 pm twin bill. 

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