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LEGION BASEBALL: Waverly 142 finishes as Jadwin Tournament runner-up

Derrick Webb, Staff Writer

CHILLICOTHE — Coming into Sunday, Waverly Post 142 had already beaten Greenville (7-0), Hillsboro (11-1) and Chillicothe (7-5) over the weekend.

The Shockers (8-6), behind a a stout offense that pounded out 13 hits, earned win No. 4 with a 12-11 decision over Blissfield (Mich.) Post 325 in the semifinals of the Jadwin Memorial Tournament before falling to Jefferson Post 33 by a 12-3 final in the championship game, earning a runner-up finish.

Against Blissfield, both Kannon Pack and Macky McDonald led 142’s offense. Pack was 3-for-4 with two doubles, a run and an RBI while McDonald went 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI and three runs scored.

Tanner Cunningham also helped out, finishing 1-for-4 with three runs and three RBIs while Ian Gillen was 1-for-4 with three RBIs. In total, nine different players collected hits.

In the loss to Post 33, McDonald was 2-for-2 with a run, Gillen was 1-for-4 and Weston Roop finished 1-for-2. However, that accounted for the team’s total of four hits.

Meanwhile, Jefferson 33 posted 15 base hits, sealing the championship late in the game after facing a 3-2 deficit.

The Shockers will be back in action Tuesday evening, hosting Athens 21.

About Derrick Webb

Derrick is SOSA's chief content coordinator and has worked for the Chillicothe Gazette, the Portsmouth Daily Times and Eleven Warriors. He's a 13-time award-winning journalist, a self-proclaimed baseball purist, a suffering Bengals fan and has never met a stranger.
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