Hillsboro rallies in 7th inning


Indians led 6-0 before East Clinton rallied to tie game

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Hillsboro Garet Thompson (11) appears to signal for a safe call while East Clinton catcher Brody Fisher awaits the umpire’s signal Saturday at Shaffer Park.

Hillsboro Garet Thompson (11) appears to signal for a safe call while East Clinton catcher Brody Fisher awaits the umpire’s signal Saturday at Shaffer Park.


Photo by Melony Arnold

HILLSBORO — The East Clinton baseball team rallied from a 6-0 deficit Saturday to Hillsboro, but lost in the bottom of the seventh inning 7-6 at Shaffer Park.

“I am so proud of my guys and how they competed,” EC manager Joey Schulte said. “The end result wasn’t what we wanted but it was an amazing game.”

Down 6-0 going to the sixth inning, East Clinton scored five times in the sixth and added a run in the seventh to tie the game. Nate Ellis pitched 3.2 scoreless innings to keep the Astros close, Schulte said.

Brody Fisher, Chris Rider, Isaiah Curtis, Denver Day and Gavin Denniston had hits for East Clinton. Rider scored two runs while Day, Toby Huff, Mitchell Bean, Jayden Singleton and Denniston had RBIs.

Hillsboro Garet Thompson (11) appears to signal for a safe call while East Clinton catcher Brody Fisher awaits the umpire’s signal Saturday at Shaffer Park.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2022/04/web1_Hillsboro-pic.jpgHillsboro Garet Thompson (11) appears to signal for a safe call while East Clinton catcher Brody Fisher awaits the umpire’s signal Saturday at Shaffer Park. Photo by Melony Arnold
Indians led 6-0 before East Clinton rallied to tie game

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