ENON — The Washington C.H. 10-year-old all-star baseball team began District Eight tournament play on a beautiful Monday, July 10.
Washington traveled to Enon and came away with a 22-1 victory.
All three Washington C.H. all-star teams will be honored at a luncheon held by the Rotary Club Tuesday.
Wednesday, the 10-year-old team will be back in action, hosting Huber Heights at 6 p.m.
On Monday, Washington scored 16 runs in the second inning to roll to the victory.
Enon had one hit and its run was unearned.
Washington had 14 hits and committed just one defensive error.
Enon had four errors in the field.
Xavier Lawhorn, Connor Guthrie and Bryson Heath combined their efforts on the mound for Washington.
Lawhorn started and pitched two innings for the win. He allowed no runs and no hits with one walk and three strikeouts.
Guthrie pitched the third inning, with one walk and two strikeouts. Enon’s run came in this inning with the help of a walk, a couple of wild pitches/passed balls and one error.
Heath pitched the top of the fourth and allowed one hit, that coming off the bat of Enon’s Trenton Cleveland.
Heath struck out the next two batters and Trey Robinette made the defensive play of the game at shortstop, going back to field a liner that appeared headed into left field. He jumped up and fell backward, making the catch and holding on to end the ball game.
Offensively for Washington, Heath was 3 for 4 with three RBI, four runs scored and one stolen base; Gavin Coffman went 2 for 4 with a double, four RBI and two runs scored; Lafe Coleman went 3 for 3 with a double, two RBI and three runs scored; Robinette went 2 for 4 with three runs, a double and two RBI.
Landan StClair went 1 for 2 with a walk, two runs scored and one RBI; Lawhorn was 1 for 1 with one run scored and one stolen base; Cody Moore was 0 for 1 with a walk, one run scored and one RBI; Adam Osborne walked and scored; Jakob Hoosier went 0 for 1 with a walk and two runs scored; Noah Haithcock was 1 for 3 with a double, two RBI and one run scored.
Frank Maddux went 0 for 1. He was hit by a pitch and walked and scored twice.
Guthrie was 1 for 2 and Jake Bashor was hit by a pitch.
After Enon went out in order in the top of the first, Washington put one run on the board in its first turn at bat.
Heath singled and reached third with the help of a pair of errors.
With one out, Coleman doubled to make it 1-0.
In the bottom of the second, Lawhorn had an infield hit and stole second.
Moore and Osborne then walked.
Hoosier walked to force in Lawhorn with what would turn out to be the winning run of the game.
On a passed ball, Moore scored and Hoosier went to second.
Heath singled, scoring Hoosier.
Coffman drilled a double, scoring Osborne and Heath.
Coleman continued the inning with an infield hit.
Robinette hit a double, scoring Coffman and Coleman to make it 8-0.
StClair hit a single that scored Robinette for a 9-0 tally.
Haithcock hit a double and Moore hit into a fielder’s choice to score StClair.
Maddux was hit by a pitch and a wild pitch scored Haithcock.
Hoosier reached on a fielder’s choice.
At this juncture, Enon relieved starting pitcher Cooper Best in favor of Nate Kaltenbach.
Heath kept the hit parade going with a single to score Maddux.
Coffman grounded out, scoring Hoosier to make it 13-0.
Coleman reached on an error that scored Heath.
A subsequent error allow Coleman to come home to lift the score to 15-0.
Now 19 batters into the inning, Haithcock grounded out, scoring Robinette.
StClair scored to extend the lead to 17-0, which is where the score stood after two complete innings.
Washington added five runs in the third with a walk to Maddux, followed by Bashor getting hit by a pitch.
Heath hit into a fielder’s choice that scored Maddux.
Coffman singled, scoring Heath and Coleman singled, scoring Coffman.
Robinette had a hit and StClair was safe on a fielder’s choice.
Coleman scored on a ground out by Haithcock and Guthrie’s hit scored Robinette.
Enon had a hit in the fourth with that runner eventually being stranded at second.
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