Tigers defeat Bulldogs for third straight win

Circleville scored four runs with two outs in the third inning on Wednesday on its way to an 8-3 Mid-State League Buckeye Division win over visiting Bloom-Carroll.

Claire Davis lined a single to left and then scored when Cara Cooper lined a double to center, tying the game at 2-2.

Cooper scored on an error that allowed Ella Michael to reach base to put the Tigers ahead. Following back-to-back walks to Gabby McConnell and Katie Folkes, Gracie Riddick reached on an error that allowed Michael and McConnell to score.
Circleville tacked on three insurance runs in the sixth.

Alyssa Liston and Chandler Hayes reached on back-to-back singles and advanced one out later on a ground out to the pitcher by Cooper.

Michael lined a 3-1 offering over the left field fence to put the Tigers ahead 8-3.

Circleville’s Ella Michael had two hits, drove in three runs and scored three times against Bloom-Carroll. File photo by Brad Morris/SportingPumpkin.com

Michael went 2-for-4 with three RBI and three runs scored, Cooper was 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored and Davis also went 2-for-4 and scored.

McConnell scattered six hits and three runs (two earned) over seven innings to earn the win. The junior walked three and struck out 11.

The Tigers (11-4, 4-2) continue league play today at Logan Elm.

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