Bluffton Tigers JV fought back after falling down by five runs in the third inning. The comeback fell just short though, in a 6-4 defeat to Adams Central High School on Friday. Bluffton Tigers JV scored two runs in the failed comeback on a double by Cameron Nestleroad and a single by Hayden Nern.
Bluffton Tigers JV lost despite out-hitting Adams Central High School eight to six.
Adams Central High School opened up scoring in the first inning, when DeRoo singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
Bluffton Tigers JV evened things up at one in the top of the second inning. Elijah Cook drove in one when he singled.
Adams Central High School pulled away for good with five runs in the third inning. In the third an error scored one run for Adams Central High School, Currie singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run, Bultemeier singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs, and Neuenschwander drew a walk, scoring one run.
Bultemeier was the winning pitcher for Adams Central High School. He allowed eight hits and four runs over six innings, striking out seven. Yergler threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Yergler recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Adams Central High School.
Kyler Rolston took the loss for Bluffton Tigers JV. He went three innings, allowing six runs on five hits and striking out five.
Nern led Bluffton Tigers JV with two hits in two at bats.
Currie went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Adams Central High School in hits. Currie led Adams Central High School with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with nine stolen bases. Adams Central High School was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Brown had the most chances in the field with eight.