COLUMBIANA, OH- The Crestview Rebels ran off with the lead late in the game in a 5-3 victory over Heartland Christian on Thursday. The game was tied at three with Rebels batting in the top of the fifth when Ethan Feezle singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Heartland Christian scored three runs in the second inning, but the Rebels still managed to pull out the victory. The big inning for Heartland Christian came thanks to a walk by Bender and a single by Seth Walker.
Crestview got things started in the first inning. Cade Hancox drove in one when Hancox singled.
Cayden Booth was credited with the victory for the Rebels. The righty allowed six hits and three runs over five innings, striking out one.
Morgan took the loss for Heartland Christian. The hurler lasted five innings, allowing six hits and five runs while striking out five.
Jesse McKee went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Rebels in hits.
Heartland Christian had six hits in the game. Walker and Tsarnas each managed multiple hits for Heartland Christian. Heartland Christian was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error.