State tournament ends for WCH all-stars with loss to New Albany

By Chris Hoppes -

PAINESVILLE — The Washington C.H. 12-year-old all-star baseball team had its State tournament run come to an end with a 12-2 loss to New Albany Monday evening.

Washington C.H. scored its first run of the State tournament in the top of the first inning Monday.

Ty Rose was hit by a pitch and scored on a two-out triple to center field by Dylan Bernard.

New Albany tied the game with a run in the bottom of the first on a single, a walk and a double.

New Albany took a 3-1 lead with two runs in the bottom of the second inning on an error, a hit batsman, a single and a double.

In the bottom of the third, New Albany scored five runs on six hits, including a double and a home run.

In the top of the fourth, Bernard led off the inning with a home run to left field.

Bernard had both hits and drove in both runs for Washington C.H.

Luke Zimmerman drew a walk for Washington C.H. in the top of the second inning and Rose walked in the third inning for the all-stars and Sterling Smith walked in the top of the fourth.

Also on Monday, Gallion Youth defeated Maumee, 10-2 to advance to play New Albany Tuesday.

Wheelersburg defeated Geneva, 13-2 and was to play Canfield Tuesday.

Mount Vernon will play Hamilton West Side and North Canton will take on Cuyahoga Falls in the championship semifinals Wednesday.

By Chris Hoppes

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1ch

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1ch