EAST LIVERPOOL- There is no sweeter victory than the first. Except if your first victory is your cross-town rival. That was the case for the East Liverpool Potters Monday. Beaver Local fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 9-3 loss to East Liverpool. East Liverpool scored on a double by Logan Bennett in the first inning, a walk by Trevor Wern in the first inning, a single by Dylan Czech in the first inning, a single by Blaize Davis in the first inning, and a single by Devin Toothman in the second inning.
In the first inning, East Liverpool got their offense started when Bennett doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run. Bennett led the way on the hill. He allowed six hits and three runs over seven innings, striking out eight, securing the victory for the Potters.
Ethan Agnew took the loss for Beaver Local. He surrendered four runs on one hit over one-third of an inning. Beaver Local tried to rally offensively early on when Ryan Cunningham homered in the second inning. Also contributing to the Beaver offense was Avery Wiegand, who went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Beaver Local in hits.
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