Big Third Inning Leads Bellefontaine Past Botkins


Bellefontaine Acme scored six runs in the third inning, which helped them defeat Botkins Varsity Trojans 11-1 on Wednesday.

Nicolas Beair singled, scoring one run, Lincoln Banta singled, scoring two runs, Brody Boy doubled, scoring two runs, and Jose Sandoval doubled, scoring one run.

Bellefontaine jumped out to the lead in the bottom of the first inning after Patrick Stolly singled, scoring one run, an error scored two runs, and Lincoln Banta singled, scoring one run.

Sutton Daring began the game for Bellefontaine.

The starting pitcher allowed three hits and one run over five innings, striking out four and walking two.

Phil Hall stepped on the mound first for Botkins Varsity Trojans.

They allowed 10 hits and 10 runs (seven earned) over three innings, striking out one and walking one.

Bellefontaine collected 11 hits in the game.

Lincoln Banta seized on their opportunities, leading Bellefontaine with three runs batted in from the number eight spot in the lineup.

The outfielder went 2-for-3 on the day.

Patrick Stolly, Spencer Stolly, Brody Boy, and Lincoln Banta each collected two hits for Bellefontaine ACME.

Maddox Miller paced Bellefontaine with two walks.

Overall, the team had patience at the plate, piling up six walks for the game.

Patrick Stolly and Spencer Stolly each stole multiple bases for Bellefontaine ACME. Bellefontaine ACME stole eight bases in the game.

Next up for Bellefontaine Acme is a game at Indians Acme on Thursday.