Tonight the Starfires faced the Division IV – #6 ranked and defending state champs from Ohio, the Minster Wildcats. The Starfires walked 6 Wildcat batters through 1.2 innings giving up 4 runs without surrendering a hit. Adam Besser came in in relief to throw 4.2 scoreless and hitless innings. Meanwhile the Starfire bats struck for 5 big runs in the 4th inning and that was all they needed. Minster broke up the no-hit bid in the 7th with a bloop hit over 2nd base bringing the night to a close for Besser. Grant Besser recorded the final 2 outs of the 7th to earn the save. Isaiah Baumgartner led the way for the Starfires with 2 hits while Braden Baumer added a hit and 2 big RBI’s. Terry Dawn and added a hit and an RBI as well.
The Starfires improve to 9-1 on the season.
Next up – Heritage at Parkview Field 7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 24.