WCH 12-year-old all-stars win State-opening game


By Chris Hoppes - choppes@aimmediamidwest.com



MAUMEE — Saturday, July 15 was a winning day for both Washington C.H. Little League all-star baseball teams that were in tournament action.

The 12-year-old all-stars won their State tournament-opening game, 1-0 over District 1 champions Jefferson.

The only run of the game was scored in the bottom of the seventh inning.

John Wall singled, but the next two batters were retired.

Tate Landrum was sent in as a pinch-runner for Wall.

A.J. Dallmayer walked and both runners advanced to scoring position on a passed ball.

Drew Guthrie hit a single that scored Landrum with the game-winning run.

Washington will be back in action at the State tournament Sunday at 6 p.m. taking on Olentangy, District One champions.

For the Washington C.H. 10-year-old all-stars, it was a five-inning win over Eaton at Englewood, 12-2.

The 10-year-olds will play Sunday at 2 p.m. for the District Eight championship back at Englewood.

By Chris Hoppes

choppes@aimmediamidwest.com