DeBord’s complete game sends Tigers past Rangers

Tate DeBord pitched a complete game on Wednesday, leading Circleville to a 5-1 Mid-State League Buckeye Division win over host Hamilton Township.

DeBord checked the Rangers to four hits and an earned run in his 105-pitch outing. The Circleville senior walked three batters, hit a batter and struck out eight.

Circleville staked DeBord to a 2-0 lead before he toed the rubber.

Nolan West drew a walk to open the game and advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt from Scott Moats. After Austin Gray worked a walk, DeBord lined a single to left to drive in West.

Gray scored on a double steal of home that resulted in DeBord being thrown out at second.

Circleville baseball rolled to a 5-1 win on Wednesday over Hamilton Township.

Hamilton Township scored its run in the second, but Circleville eventually countered with two runs in the fourth.

Drew Thornsley walked with one out and Matt Bradley drew a free pass an out later.

After a wild pitch advanced the runners, West lined a single to left to score both Thornsley and Bradley.

The Tigers scored their final run in the seventh on a sacrifice fly to center from Gray that chased home Moats.

Circleville (14-7, 8-4) continues league play on Thursday at Liberty Union.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: