COLUMBUS 0063 3—12
SPALDING 0001 1—2
BOTTOM OF FIFTH: Spalding batting...Austin Smith strikes out — Will Solomon's sixth of the game against no walks — Austin Hurt grounds out. Matt Hayes at the plate... Home run, to make it 12-2. Casey Moody... strikes out to end inning, game. SCORE; COLUMBUS 12, SPALDING 2
TOP OF FIFTH: Columbus batting... Tyler Mathis hits one-out, stand-up double off wall. Runner moves over to third on groundout. No. 9 hitter Will Solomon draws walk to put runners on corners with Kyle Carter coming to plate... Carter smashes three-run home run down right field line to put Blue Devils up 12-1. Jordan Weems hits single. Runner advances on wild pitch. No. 3 hitter, Cody Walker, batting... grounds out. SCORE: COLUMBUS 12, SPALDING 1.
BOTTOM OF FOURTH: Spalding coming to bat... Casey Moody hits leadoff double. Dylan Griffin grounds out to third, Moody advances to third. Robert Green hits run-scoring dingle to drive in Moody, help Jags dent scorerboard. Nathan Skinner hits back-to-back singles to put runners at first and second. Zach Lerner goes down swinging. Powell Krepps grounds out to end inning. SCORE: COLUMBUS 9, SPALDING 1.
TOP OF FOURTH: Columbus batting. Troy Darr draws leadoff walk. No. 9 hitter, will Solomon, also walks to put runners at first and second. Jags to put new pitcher, Caleb Gavel, in game. Jordan Weems hits a lazy fly into no man's land to drive in another run as Columbus goes up 7-0 with two outs. Weems steals second before scoring on an RBI double by Cody Walker to make it 8-0. Spencer Draws follows with another RBI double to make it 9-0. SCORE COLUMBUS 9, SPALDING 0.
BOTTOM OF THIRD:Spalding batting... Austin Hurt hits a two-out single up middle for his team's first hit of game. Jags go down scoreless. SCORE: COLUMBUS 6, SPALDING 0.
TOP OF THIRD: Columbus loads bases when Tyler Mathis walks,Troy Darr singles and Will Solomon hits bunt single before No. 3 hitter, Cody Walker, draws walk to help Blue Devils draw first blood and go up 1-0. Clean-up hitter Spencer Draws also walks to make it 2-0 before Pierce Ressmeyer hits two-run double to make it 4-0. Wild pitch allows another run to score, making it 5-0, and Ressmeyer to advance to third. Anthony Padron hits RBI double to make it 6-0 and then advances to third on wild pitch.
Neither team scored in first two innings.
SPALDING 002 079—18
COLUMBUS 000 001—1
BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH: Columbus batting... first two batters reach. runners at first and second. wild pitch, runners at first and third. A walk, bases loaded. Run-scoring grounder by Cody Walker gives Columbus first run of day. Another walk loads bases for Blue Devils. Fly by Pierce Ressmeyer turns into game-ending double play when runner going from second to third thrown out. FINAL SCORE: SPALDING 18, COLUMBUS 1
TOP OF SIXTH: Spalding batting... Austin Hurt draws leadoff walk, steals second. Casey Moody intentionally walked with one out. Clean-up hitter Dylan Griffin draws walk to load bases. Robert Green steps to the plate. Columbus sends in reliever Avery Seckinger. Green draws walk to make it 10-0. Nathan Skinner walks to make it 11-0. New pitcher coming in. Powell Krepps hits two-run double to make it 13-0. Austin Smith makes it back-to-back two-run doubles as SHS goes up 15-0. Austin Hurt draws walk, runners at first and second. Another pitcher, the fifth of the day, coming in for Columbus...Matt Hayes hits three-run home run for Spalding as Jags go up 18-0. Casey Moody walks. Dylan Griffin reaches on infield single and Jags send in pinch runner for Game 2 starter. Robert Green draws walk to load bases. SCORE: SPALDING 18, COLUMBUS 0.
BOTTOM OF FIFTH: Columbus batting, three up, three down as SHS turns double play to end innings... SCORE: SPALDING 9, COLUMBUS 0
TOP OF FIFTH: Spalding adds to lead after Austin Smith draws leadoff walk, advances to second on wild pitch and then third on a bunt single by Austin Hurt. Matt Hayes hits pop out to shallow outfield. Casey Moody rips RBI single as SHS goes up 3-0 and Hurt advances to second... Dylan Griffin batting... wild pitch, runners advance to second and third. Griffin intentionally walked. Robert Green rips two-run single to put SHS up 5-0. [New pitcher headed in for Columbus— side arm right hander JOsh Bricker in to replace the left-handed throwing Carter]. Zach Lerner extends lead on RBI single by Zach Lerner. Runners advance to second and third on wild throw by centerfielder. Powell Krepps hits three-run homer run off building in left field to put SHS up 9-0! SCORE: SPALDING 9, COLUMBUS 0
BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH: Columbus batting... leadoff hitter Kyle Carter singles up middle to break up perfect game. Columbus goes down scoreless despite standing runners. Next three... SCORE: SPALDING: SPALDING 2, COLUMBUS 0
TOP OF FOURTH: Spalding goes down scoreless. SCORE; SPALDING 2, COLUMBUS 0.
BOTTOM OF THIRD: Columbus goes three up, three down as Casey Moody picks up strikeouts No. 4 and 5. SCORE: SPALDING 2, COLUMBUS 0.
TOP OF THE THIRD: Austin Smith draws one-out walk, advances to third on single by Austin Hurt that Columbus errored on. Runners at second and third, one out, Matt Hayes hits RBI grounder to second as Smith scores. Casey Moody hits RBI single as Hurt scores. SCORE: SPALDING 2, COLUMBUS 0.
BOTTOM OF 2ND: Three up, three down as Moody strikes his third Blue Devil out. SCORE: SPALDING 0, COLUMBUS 0.
TOP OF THE 2ND: Kyle Carter pitching for Columbus. Three up, three down for Spalding. SCORE: SPALDING 0, COLUMBUS 0.
BOTTOM OF THE FIRST: Columbus goes down in order as SHS pitcher Casey Moody fans 2. SCORE: SPALDING 0, COLUMBUS 0.
TOP OF FIRST: Spalding goes down scoreless after Matt Hayes reaches on a one-out, stand-up double down the leftfield line but is left stranded at third. SCORE: SPALDING 0, COLUMBUS yet to bat.