Aces rally from three down to defeat Tigers

Amanda-Clearcreek rallied from a 6-3 deficit on Monday by scoring 11 runs in its final four at-bats to defeat host Circleville 14-10 in a Mid-State League Buckeye Division game.

Averie Hutchison went 3-for-4 with four RBI and three runs scored, Haley Robinson and Megan Tooill each contributed a 3-for-5 evening with two runs scored and an RBI and Alex Martin was 3-for-5 with an RBI and run scored to lead the Aces.

Amanda-Clearcreek scored four runs in the fourth to grab a 7-6 lead.

Faith Jewell reached on an error, advanced to second on the play and scored on a single to short right off the bat of Hailey Sowers.
Sowers advanced to second on a ground out by Carly Singleton and scored on a double to center courtesy of Hutchison.

Robinson followed with a double to center that chased home Hutchison and Tooill legged out an infield single to second that brought around Robinson.

Amanda-Clearcreek’s Haley Robinson, seen here in an earlier game, had three hits, drove in a run and scored twice on Monday in a 14-10 comeback win over the Circleville Tigers.

The Aces scored four more time in the fifth to expand their advantage to 11-6.

Martin singled to left, advanced on a sacrifice from Braeleigh Blosser and scored on a single to center from Jewell, who scored on a double to center courtesy of Sowers.

After a strikeout, Hutchison singled to center to score Sowers. Back-to-back singles from Robinson and Tooill brought Hutchison around to score.

Circleville scored three runs in its half of the fifth to cut its deficit to 11-9, but the Aces countered with two more runs in the sixth and another in the seventh. Circleville scored its final run in the seventh.

Gabby McConnell was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored and Alyssa Liston also went 2-for-4 for the Tigers.

Casadee Steinmetz earned the win in relief for the Aces.

Both teams continue league play on Wednesday, as the Aces (4-4, 1-2) travel to Bloom-Carroll and the Tigers (6-3, 1-1) host Liberty Union.

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