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Bulldog baseball beats rival Mustangs

By Cort Reynolds

The visiting Ada High School baseball team scored four late runs to beat local arch-rival Allen East 7-5 in a Northwest Conference makeup contest at Harrod Thursday evening.

Ada improved to 6-12 overall and finished 1-7 in the NWC with their first league win. Meanwhile, the Mustangs fell to 4-12 and 0-7 in NWC play with the defeat.

The Bulldogs trailed 4-3 heading to the sixth inning, when they scored four times to grab a 7-4 lead.

Spencer Wall relieved starting hurler Kadin Phipps late and pitched the final inning while giving up one run to earn the save.

Senior Phipps struck out nine in six innings to pick up the win.

In addition to the save, Wall also collected two hits, scored two runs, drove in two runs and drew a walk.

Levi Sousley scored twice and drew two walks. Roman Snyder amassed a hit, a walk and an RBI. Phipps drew two walks, and Puerto coaxed a walk. Levi Green walked and scored a run.

Jacob Sutherly single and added one RBI. Kaine Fisher drove in two runs, singled and scored a run.


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Ada hosts county rival Hardin Northern (11-9) in a makeup game at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 13.

The Bulldogs then entertain Spencerville (6-16) in Div. IV sectional semifinal play Tuesday, May 17 at 5 p.m. The winner advances to visit top seed Lincolnview (16-4) Thursday, May 19 in the sectional finals at 5 p.m.