Minutemen Win Regional Semi

  • 5/25/2017 8:53:33 PM
  • WMFD Digital Team
  • Local Sports

BOWLING GREEN, OH - The Lexington Minutemen are going to their first regional championship game in 15 years after defeating #10 Jonathan Alder 5-2 on Thursday Afternoon. 

The Minutemen drew first blood in the second on a Jacob Odson RBI single scoring Ben Vore, who reached earlier in the inning on an infield single.

Alder had an answer, however, in the bottom of the inning scoring twice - one earned - against Lexington starter Ben Vore. It was the only runs given up by the Sophomore who allowed three hits and four walks while striking out six in six innings.

He would get the victory, however, as the Minutemen tied the game in the third on a walk and two sacrifices. They then took the lead in the fifth, scoring three times on a throwing error and RBI by Odson and Jacob Richle.

Alder did have a chance to take control in the fourth with the bases loaded and one out, but Vore would get a strikeout and a pop out to shallow left field to get out of the inning.

The Minutemen will play for their first ever trip to Columbus on Friday evening when they take on Maumee, a 7-1 winner over Padua Franciscan in the other regional semi-final.

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