HANOVERTON, OH- In baseball, it all comes down to pitching.  In a spectacular pitcher’s duel on Monday, East Palestine was able to knock-off EOAC Leader, United by the score of 3-2 and swept the season series.

East Palestine Freshman, Cooper Vance was credited with the victory for East Palestine. He went seven innings, allowing two runs while scattering 11 hits, striking out four and walking zero.

Shane Black took the loss for United. He allowed six hits and three runs over seven innings, striking out eight.

Connor Elliott led the Bulldogs with a single and a double in three at-bats, as well as contributed an RBI.  Cam Wischermann added an RBI single as well.

United totaled 11 hits in the game. Leyman and Parker Hydrick all managed multiple hits for United. United didn’t commit a single error in the field. Hydrick had nine chances in the field, the most on the team.



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