The Washington C.H. 11-year-old all-star baseball team began District Eight tournament play Thursday with a game against First Dayton.
The game was played at the Little League complex on Lewis Street.
Washington won the game, 16-1 in four innings.
The first two innings were played in a light to moderate rain shower which abated by the beginning of the third inning.
Three Washington pitchers combined for a no-hitter.
Luke Crabtree started and pitched the first two innings for the win.
He walked three batters and struck out six.
Corbin Melvin pitched the third inning for Washington with one walk and two strikeouts.
Bryce Yeazel pitched the fourth inning with one run, one strikeout and two walks.
Offensively for Washington, Isaiah Haithcock went 2 for 2 and also reached on an error. He scored three runs, had one RBI and one stolen base.
Melvin was 2 for 3 with a double, one RBI and two runs scored.
Yeazel had one hit, a double, and also walked and scored twice.
Jacob Miller was 1 for 3 with two runs scored and was hit by a pitch.
Hunter Allen was 1 for 3 with two RBI; Coleden May was 0 for 2; Evan Lynch was 1 for 2 with a walk and two runs scored; Crabtree batted once and was hit by a pitch; Justin Robinson was 0 for 1.
Bryson Osborne was 1 for 1 with two runs scored and one RBI; Will Miller batted twice and walked twice with one RBI and one run scored; Ben Mathews was 0 for 1 with a walk, one run scored and one RBI and Hunter Hinkley was 1 for 1 and scored one run.
Yeazel led off the game with a double. He advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on another wild pitch.
With one away, Haithcock singled and later scored on a wild pitch for what would turn out to be the winning run of the game.
Crabtree walked the bases loaded in the bottom of the first, but struck out three batters as First Dayton stranded those three runners.
Washington added five runs in the second.
With one out, Lynch had a bunt single and Crabtree was hit by a pitch.
After the second out was recorded, Yeazel walked and Jacob Miller was hit by a pitch.
Lynch scored on a wild pitch and Osborne, running for Crabtree, also scored to make it 4-0.
Haithcock singled, driving in Yeazel.
Allen singled, scoring Miller and Haithcock to make it 7-0.
Crabtree struck out the side in order in the bottom of the second.
Leading off the top of the third, Melvin hit a double and advanced to third on an error.
After the first out was recorded, Will Miller walked. A wild pitch scored Melvin to make it 8-0.
Osborne reached on an error that allowed Miller to score to make it 9-0.
Mathews walked and Jacob Miller hit a single that scored Osborne for a 10-0 tally.
Haithcock reached on an error that scored Mathews.
After the second out, Hinkley singled scoring Miller to make it 12-0.
Melvin singled, scoring Haithcock.
Lynch walked to load the bases and Will Miller walked, scoring Hinkley to push the lead to 14-0.
Osborne had an infield hit, bringing Melvin in to score.
Mathews hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring Lynch to make it 16-0.
In the bottom of the third, First Dayton had runners reach second and third.
The runner at third attempted to score when the pitch got away from the catcher, Jacob Miller.
Miller retrieved the ball quickly and tagged the runner out to end the third.
Haithcock led off the top of the fourth with a single, but the next three Washington batters went out in order.
Tre Hodge walked and came in to score for First Dayton in the bottom of the fourth for the final, 16-1.
Washington will be right back in action Friday at 6 p.m. hosting Eaton.
Washington will host Fairborn Saturday at noon in District Eight play.
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