The Washington C.H. 11-year-old all-star Little League team hosted Fairborn on Saturday, July 8 in the District Eight semifinals.
Washington won this game, 19-1.
The team went on to defeat Eaton to win the championship. That game story was published in the Record-Herald Tuesday, July 11.
In Saturday’s game, Coleden May pitched for Washington. He worked four innings with two hits and one run. He walked four and struck out 11.
Washington had 11 hits and committed one error.
Fairborn had two hits and eight defensive errors.
Offensively for Washington, Bryce Yeazel went 1 for 3 with a walk, one stolen base and two runs scored; Corbin Melvin was 0 for 2 with a walk and one run scored; Isaiah Haithcock went 2 for 3 with a double, three RBI, one stolen base and two runs scored; Hunter Allen was 0 for 2. He walked and reached on an error and scored two runs.
Bryson Osborne was 0 of 1 with a walk, one stolen base and two runs scored; Jacob Miller was 2 for 2 with one RBI, one walk and two runs scored; Coleden May was 0 for 2 with two walks and one run scored; Evan Lynch was 1 for 1 with two runs scored.
Justin Robinson was 4 for 4 with a double, three runs scored and one RBI; Will Miller was 1 for 1 with a walk and one run scored; Hunter Hinkley was 0 for 1. He reached base on an error and scored one run. Ben Mathews was 0 for 1 and Luke Crabtree reached on an error and scored one run.
Washington scored all the runs they would need with two in the top of the first.
Yeazel walked and went to second on a passed ball.
Melvin grounded out, advancing Yeazel to third.
Haithcock hit a double, scoring Melvin. He soon stole third.
Allen walked and Osborne went in as a pinch-runner.
Jacob Miller singled, scoring Haithcock with what would prove to be the game’s winning run.
The second was the biggest scoring inning for Washington.
Robinson led off with a single, followed by singles from Will Miller and Yeazel.
Robinson scored on an error and Miller scored on another error to make it 4-0, Washington.
Melvin walked and Haithcock hit a single, scoring Melvin and Yeazel for a 6-0 tally.
Allen hit into a fielder’s choice and Jacob Miller reached on an error that allowed Haithcock to score to make it 7-0.
After the first out was recorded, Lynch had a bunt single and Robinson hit a double that scored Allen and Miller to push the score up to 9-0.
Will Miller walked and Lynch scored on a wild pitch (10-0).
Yeazel walked and Robinson scored to raise the score to 11-0.
Yeazel had a stolen base, but the next two batters were retired to end that inning.
In the bottom of the second, Garrit Shuttleworth singled and later scored with the help of a couple of wild pitches/passed balls and one error.
Allen led off the third by reaching on an error.
Jacob Miller walked and May walked. Lynch went in to pinch-run for May.
Osborne walked, scoring Allen.
At this stage, Fairborn took Ashton Beatty from the mound and relieved him with Jase Coker.
Robinson greeted Coker with a single that scored Miller.
Hinkley grounded out, scoring Lynch to make it 14-1.
Osborne scored on a wild pitch, making it 15-1.
Yeazel grounded out, scoring Robinson to make it 16-1.
In the top of the fourth, Crabtree reached second base on an error.
With one away, Jacob Miller singled, scoring Crabtree.
May walked and a second out was followed by a single by Robinson that scored May and Osborne.
In the top of the fourth, Shuttleworth hit another single. A pair of walks loaded the bases, but the final out was another strikeout to end the game with Washington taking the commanding 19-1 victory.
W 295 3xx — 19 11 1
F 010 0xx — 1 2 8