Ironton LL ends fifth in state tourney

Published 11:07 pm Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Jim Walker

NORTH CANTON — It wasn’t the end they wanted, but it was the effort they expected.
The Ironton Little League 12-year-old All-Stars battled their way to and throughout the Ohio State Tournament only to fall short of their goal.
Ironton lost 13-3 in five innings to traditional little league power Hamilton West Side on Wednesday and finished fifth in the state tournament.
Ironton trailed just 4-3 after the first inning as Brady Moatz and Brady Medinger drove in runs.
Six different players had base hits for Ironton.
Braden “Biggie” Schreck was 1-3 with a triple and a run scored. Brady Moatz was 1-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. Brady Medinger was 1-1 and an RBI, Hunter Freeman 1-3 with a double and an RBI, and Kerstin Roach was 1-1.
Ironton team members are: Brady Medinger, Ian Ginger, Drew Brown, Jon Wylie, Hunter Freeman, Tommy Sheridan, Connor Kleinman, Braden Schreck, Kerstin Roach, Maddox Vass, Brady Moatz.
The group beat Mount Vernon 4-2 to open the tournament before losing to Youngstown Boardman and Hamilton West Side.
Hamilton 432 04 = 13 10 2
Ironton 300 00 = 3 6 2
L-Jon Wiley (IP-3.0, H-7, R-9, ER-5, K-2, BB-3). Hunter Freeman (IP-2.0, H-3, R-4, ER-4, K-4, BB-4). Hitting-Ironton: Jon Wiley 1-3, Hunter Freeman 1-3 2B rbi, Braden Schreck 1-3 3B, Brady Moatz 1-3 rbi, Brady Medinger 1-1 rbi, Kerstin Roach 1-1.

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