NORTH CANTON, OH-  Boardman lost the lead late in a 3-1 defeat to New Albany LL 12u All-Stars Major on Thursday. The game was tied at one with New Albany LL 12u All-Stars Major batting in the bottom of the fourth when Aiden Booth doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs.

The pitching was strong on both sides. New Albany pitchers struck out 14, while Boardman sat down seven.

Boardman opened up scoring in the first inning, when Dylan Barrett singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.  New Albany pulled away for good with three runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Ben Liebel hit a solo homer to end the perfect game being thrown by Boardman’s Gavin Hyde.

Ben Liebel was also doing work on the pitcher’s mound for New Albany. He lasted five and a third innings, allowing two hits and one run while striking out 13.

Gavin Hyde led things off on the mound for Boardman. He allowed four hits and three runs over four innings, striking out six and walking zero. Jack Ericson threw one inning out of the bullpen.

Offensively, Dylan BarrettRyan ContiGavin Hyde, and Caleb Satterfield each collected one hit to lead Boardman .  The Spartans didn’t commit a single error in the field. Cal Huston had the most chances in the field with seven.

Boardman will be back in action Friday at 6pm to take on Hamilton, the winner of that game matches up Saturday morning with New Albany at 11am.   YSN will have exclusive coverage of BCB each step of the way.


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