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Colts Finish Up 2020 League Play with 9-3 Win Over Waverly 142

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July 16, 2020

Chillicothe OH  - - The Colts (22-13) round out 2020 South Central Ohio League (SCOL) play with a 9-3 win over the Shockers behind another strong outing from starting pitcher Nick Salyer. Salyer throws a complete game giving up 6 hits and 3 ER. Salyer’s performance also included 11 strikeouts with the Shockers scoring 2 runs in the 6th inning and tacked on one run in the top of the 7th. 

A big second inning at the plate got the Colts rolling as they plated 6 runs before tacking on three additional runs in the 3rd and 5th innings. Colt Ratcliff provides the initial spark for the Colts in the 2nd inning with the sacrifice bunt to start the 6 run inning. Overall the Colts had 11 hits on the night with Lucas Foglesong leading the way with 2 hits and 3 RBIs. Several other Colts put up offense including lead-off hitter Lane Larson (3 H, RBI), Jaden McNish (H, 2 RBIs), Emmitt Cunningham (H, 2 RBIs), Ryan Schwartz (H, RBI). 

The Colts move on to the Region V tournament as the 1 seed. All games will be played at 757’s Hoffman Field at Mary Lou Patton Park. The Colts will open up tourney play on Sunday at 12 pm hosting league rival Portsmouth 23 BlueJays. 

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