STRUTHERS OH- The Springfield Tigers took on Berkshire Badger on Monday night for the district semifinal at Bob Cene Park. The ballgame was scoreless through 7, but only one inning of free baseball decided the game.
The ballgame was a pitching dual between Youngstown State University baseball commit Mitchell Seymour and JT Bergmeier. Both starters went 7 innings, with Bergmeier giving up just 2 hits and 0 runs, while Seymour gave up just 3 hits while striking out 14 batters.
The ballgame went into extra innings but would end in the 8th frame. Berkshire Badger took advantage of 3 walks in the inning, as Blake Jenkins hit a walk-off sacrifice fly to win it 1-0.
The Tigers season comes to a close, while Berkshire Badger will take on Mooney for the district title on Wednesday at Bob Cene Park.
*Contributed by YSN’s Richie Juliano