STRUTHERS OH- The Ohio Tide scored in 5 of the 7 innings on Thursday in their opening game of the NABF 16U World Series. The offense exploded to a 15-5 victory over The Ohio Titans Baseball Club.
Matthew Richardson brought the big bats to the Tide’s lineup as he knocked in 4 RBI on a 1-4 day. Alex Mester charged a great day going 2-3 with 2 runs scored, 2 walks, and 2 RBI. Brett Zawatsky was perfect at the plate going 2-2 with a walk, 2 runs scored, and 2 RBI. Brandon Henderson also got 2 RBI on a 1-2 day. He scored 2 runs, and walked once.
Mathew Packard got the win for the Tide on the bump. He went 3 innings and gave up 1 run on 1 hit and struck out 4.
Matthew Halas was a bright spot for the Titans who struggled on offense. He went 2-3 with a run scored, and a RBI. Michael Sudduth was the most productive hitter knocking in 3 runs going 1-3. Carter Chapman also gathered a RBI for the Titans.