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Chiefs edge Tigers in 8 innings

Matt Entsminger drove in Drake Roebuck with a suicide squeeze bunt in the bottom of the eighth inning Monday as Bellefontaine slipped past visiting West Liberty-Salem 3-2 in a non-league baseball game.

The score was knotted at 2-2 after four innings and neither team could score again until Entsminger's perfectly executed squeeze bunt plated Roebuck with one out in the eighth.


Bellefontaine’s Brandon Wilson, right, slides safely into second as West Liberty-Salem’s Trent Thomas attempts to put the tag down during Monday’s game in Bellefontaine. EXAMINER PHOTO | MATT HAMMOND

Bellefontaine is now 2-0, while the Tigers fall to 0-1.

The Chiefs finished with four hits and the Tigers had three hits.

For more on this game, see Tuesday's edition of the Bellefontaine Examiner.

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