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Pettisville Baseball Ends Season With Win

The baseball season came to a close for Pettisville after a pair of games with Montpelier in the Buckeye Border Conference last week.

The Birds dropped a road contest to the Locomotives, and then scored a win at home against the Locos to end the season with a record of 9-13, 6-6 BBC.

Montpelier 4, PHS 2

Pettisville traveled to Montpelier, Tuesday, May 16.

The score was tied at 1 until the Locos scored two runs in the third inning.

Both teams scored one run in the sixth for the 4-2 final.

Austin Horning was the losing pitcher. In six innings he gave up four runs on eight hits with two strikeouts and two walks.

Logan Rufenacht was 2-4 at the plate while John Rufenacht was 1-3 with one run batted in.

PHS 8, Montpelier 7

The Blackbirds hosted the Locos, Thursday, May 18, in their season finale.

Montpelier (9-13, 6-6 BBC) jumped out to a 3-1 lead after two, and Pettisville scored a run in the bottom of the third to close the gap to 3-2.

The Locos put four runs on the board in the fifth, but Pettisville scored five runs to tie the game at 7.

The Birds scored the winning run in the sixth.

L. Rufenacht got the win in relief, pitching 2 1/3 innings and allowing no runs on three hits.

At the plate, Justin Rupp was 2-3, J. Rufenacht was 2-2 with two RBIs, Horning was 1-3 with an RBI, L. Rufenacht had a hit and an RBI, and Eli Norr had a base hit.


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