Monday’s game against Berea-Midpark was a heartbreaker for North Olmsted Eagles Varsity, as they lost the lead late in a 5-2 defeat. In the bottom of the sixth Morelli’s sac fly scored one run for Berea-Midpark.
North Olmsted Eagles Varsity lost despite out-hitting Berea-Midpark seven to five.
North Olmsted Eagles Varsity opened up scoring in the first inning, when Alex Rahm singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Berea-Midpark knotted the game up at two in the bottom of the fourth inning, when Smith singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs.
Berea-Midpark scored three runs in the fourth inning. Berea-Midpark scored its runs on a single by Smith.
Zuccaro got the win for Berea-Midpark. He allowed six hits and two runs over four innings, striking out two. Cupach threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. Cupach recorded the last nine outs to earn the save for Berea-Midpark.
Nolan Wagner took the loss for North Olmsted Eagles Varsity. He surrendered three runs on three hits over four innings, striking out five and walking one.
Brennan Cain, Carter Lynes, Sean Elbin, Kyle Maher, Clay Rainey, Matt Olah, and Rahm each managed one hit to lead North Olmsted Eagles Varsity.