The Chillicothe Baseball team
returned to the winning side of the ledger, coming from behind to
beat Macon 7-5 at Shaffer Park. Macon started off hot, scoring 3
runs in the top of the first inning. Chillicothe scored one in the
third but Macon scored twice in the fourth for a 5-1 lead.
Chillicothe’s bats started getting hot, turning in three runs in the
5th inning. A Macon pitching change turned disastrous for the
Tigers. Chillicothe loaded the bases in the bottom of the sixth when
the Macon pitcher walked in the tying run, then walked in the
go-ahead run. Chillicothe drove in one more run then shut down the
Tigers in the top of the 7th for the win.
Bobby Penniston went the distance for the Hornets and
picked up the win. At the plate, Steven Cooper, Ryan Smith, Troy
Toedebusch, Bobby Penniston and Derek Hussey all had one hit.