On Saturday, the #4 seed Riverside Pirates beat #5 seed Indian Lake 9-8 in the first round of the Acme sectional baseball tournament at Blue Jacket Park.
The Pirates were down 6-0 after three innings but battled back with 2 runs in the fourth inning, 5 runs in the fifth inning, and 2 runs in the bottom of the sixth to take the victory.
Dillon Roof was 2-3 with 2 runs scored and Landon Kelsey was 3-4 with 3 RBI’s and 2 runs scored.
Connor Cotterman was 2-3 with 2 runs scored and Gavin Stallard was 2-3. The Pirates take on #7 seed West Liberty-Salem on Sunday at 5 p.m. at Blue Jacket Park.
In Pony League action, West Liberty #1 Thompson, Dunlap, and Heydinger topped Ridgemont #2 15-3.
Michael Nitchman and Mat Prince each had two hits. Matthew Loffing, Ethan Larson, and Braden Miller doubled.
Camden Strap had four RBI’s and Levi Moell scored three runs with three stolen bases.
Moell, Nitchman, and Jarret Meeker combined to surrender just four hits in the win.