EAST LIVERPOOL, OH- What a way for the East Liverpool Potters to leave a lasting impression on their home field. The Potters defeated Minerva 11-1 in sectional play to start their tournament on Monday.
Jake Smith was the ace as he pitched a gem going 7 innings and only gave up 2 hits. Smith struck out 11 Minerva batters along the way to seal the deal.
Mason Ludwig was 3-3 at the plate with a 2-run home run. Nate Kelly and Nate Birch each had two hits.
The Potters didn’t commit an error in the field. The team travels to Indian Valley and will play on the second round of the OHSAA tournament at 5pm.