West Liberty-Salem’s baseball team fell behind early and was unable to recover in a Division III sectional final against Anna on Thursday at Lehman High School.
West Liberty-Salem’s Dusty Moell prepares to tag out an Anna player on a stolen base attempt at second base during their Division III sectional championship game Thursday at Lehman High School in Sidney. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT)
The Rockets jumped out to an early lead and held off the Tigers to come away with a 5-3 victory.
The Tigers finish the season 17-10.
Anna squeezed out a run in the bottom of the first inning for a 1-0 lead.
After two and a half scoreless innings, the Rockets opened up some breathing room in the bottom of the fourth frame by scoring three runs. That gave Anna a 4-0 advantage.
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