Ooltewah 2019 Ooltewah Owls Varsity Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 3-1 loss to McMinn County on Wednesday. McMinn County took the lead on a single in the first inning.
The pitching was strong on both sides. McMinn County pitchers struck out five, while Ooltewah 2019 Ooltewah Owls Varsity Varsity sat down four.
McMinn County got things started in the first inning. McMinn County scored one run when Will Harris singled.
Hayden Frank was the winning pitcher for McMinn County. He went five and a third innings, allowing one run on three hits and striking out two. Will Grimmett threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Isaac Hughes took the loss for Ooltewah 2019 Ooltewah Owls Varsity Varsity. He lasted six innings, allowing seven hits and three runs while striking out four.
Fisher Perry, Chris Bayne, and Payton Keiser each managed one hit to lead Ooltewah 2019 Ooltewah Owls Varsity Varsity.
McMinn County racked up seven hits on the day. Grimmett and Gavin Peterson all managed multiple hits for McMinn County.