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JACKSON MILTON PULLS OFF UPSET TO EARN SPOT IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP

MAHONING VALLEY SPORTS

FAIRPORT HARBOR OH-  Jackson Milton kept their hot streak going on Tuesday night as they upset the third seeded Mineral Ridge Rams in the district semifinals.  Mineral Ridge scored three runs in the third inning, but Jackson Milton  still won 8-4. The big inning for Mineral Ridge came thanks to a walk by Zach James and a double by Peyton Zupko.

The Blue Jays opened up scoring in the first inning. Aaren Romigh drew a walk, scoring one run.

Romigh pitched Milton to victory. The righthander surrendered four runs on six hits over four innings, striking out six. Billy Sloan threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Mark Bunch was on the mound for Mineral Ridge. The hurler surrendered five runs on three hits over two innings, striking out three. Tamburro threw five innings in relief.

The Blue Jays racked up four hits on the day. Owen McDevitt and Sloan all managed multiple hits. Sloan and McDevitt each managed two hits to lead.

Mineral Ridge saw the ball well too, racking up six hits in the game. Bunch and Ty Tamburro each collected multiple hits.

Jackson Milton advances to the district championship game on Thursday night. They’ll match up with seventh seeded Bristol in Fairport Harbor at 5:00.

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