The DeGraff Commando Cows Little League team defeated Huntsville 11-10 on Tuesday to win the Logan County tournament championship. Team members are, from the left, first row: Caleb Wright, Dylon Carnes, mascot Greyson Gross, John Zumberger, mascot Greyson Godwin and Scott Wilkinson; second row: Zane Rose, Justin Ritzma, Garrett Reinhard, Garrett Gross, Levi Godwin, Kale Long, Max Stephens and Bryce Schmiesing; and third row: coaches Mark Zumberger, Tracy Harr (with son Brody), Matt Gross, Steve Cotterman, Jason Headings and Corey Godwin. Not pictured is Darrick Cotterman.

DeGraff wins county title

The DeGraff Commando Cows Little League baseball team defeated the Huntsville Warriors 11-10 on Tuesday at DeGraff Community Park to win the county tournament. 

Unbeaten since June 5, DeGraff finished 18-2 on the season and outscored opponents 59-21 in the tournament.

In the championship game, John Zumberger had a solid start with three innings pitched. He had two hits and scored twice.

After rain delayed the game for a day, Garrett Gross closed and got the win for DeGraff. He also threw three innings and scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth. 

Levi Godwin went 3-3 with a home run and three RBI and Justin Ritzma went 3-3 with the game-winning double in the sixth for DeGraff.


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Aaron Malarkey earned the win on the mound, while Phil Francis led the offense with a triple.