Jay County Patriots Varsity lost the lead late in a 3-2 defeat to Coldwater on Monday. Coldwater trailed 2-1 in the top of the seventh inning when Jake Hemmelgarn singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Coldwater pitchers struck out three, while Jay County Patriots Varsity sat down six.
Cole Frilling led the Coldwater to victory on the mound. He went one inning, allowing zero runs on zero hits, striking out two and walking zero. Nick Bailey threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Wyatt Geesaman took the loss for Jay County Patriots Varsity. He lasted two innings, allowing one hit and two runs while striking out four.
Isaac Moeller started the game for Jay County Patriots Varsity. He lasted five innings, allowing seven hits and one run while striking out two Reece Delinger started the game for Coldwater. He went four innings, allowing zero runs on four hits and walking one
Jay County Patriots Varsity launched one home run on the day. Ryan Schlechty had a long ball in the fifth inning.
Gabe Faulkner went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Jay County Patriots Varsity in hits.