Jay County Patriots Varsity fired up the offense in the first inning, when Michael Schlechty doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.
Bluffton took the lead for good with two runs in the fifth inning. In the fifth Landon Harris doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Dominic McPhereson was the winning pitcher for Bluffton. He went four innings, allowing four runs on five hits, striking out one and walking one. Gavin King entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Noah Arbuckle took the loss for Jay County Patriots Varsity. He lasted seven innings, allowing eight hits and six runs while striking out eight and walking one.
Jay County Patriots Varsity launched one home run on the day. Schlechty had a homer in the third inning.
Schlechty went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Jay County Patriots Varsity in hits.
Bluffton tallied eight hits on the day. Everett Johnson, Mason Heller, and King each managed multiple hits for Bluffton.