Pirates shut out Ada boys
Friday, April 18, 2014 10:06 AM
ADA - Visiting Bluffton scored 11 runs in the top of the first inning and rolled to a 21-0 win at Ada Thursday evening in a Northwest Conference baseball contest.
The Pirates banged out 21 hits and took advantage of seven Bulldog errors to win the run-rule shortened, five-inning game.
Bluffton improved to 6-4 overall and 2-0 in the NWC with the victory while Ada fell to 1-5 and 0-2 in the league.
The Pirates scored five runs in each of the second and third frames to build the lead to 21.
Senior Chris McClain hurled the Pirate victory and aided his own cause with four hits, five runs batted in and four runs scored. He slammed a home run and added three other hits.
Connor English had one of the two Bulldog hits.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Blu (11) 5 5 0 0 21 21 0
Ada 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7
WP-McClain LP-Evans 1-2
Ada plays a doubleheader at local non-league arch-rival USV Saturday at 11 a.m.