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BASEBALL: Fort Frye 8, Bellaire 2

May 15, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

CAMBRIDGE - Four Bellaire errors led to five unearned runs for Fort Frye in the Cadets' victory at Don Coss Field.

Fort Frye will face the winner of today's St. Clairsville-Monroe Central tilt Friday afternoon.

According to Bellaire head coach John Patrone the difference in this game was execution as Fort Frye put on a clinic defeating the Big Reds 8-2.

The Cadets were nearly perfect and they were not afraid to play small ball, bunting runners into position, punching gaps for RBIs even pulling off a suicide squeeze resulting in at least one run with the second inning.

Bellaire reset the game at 1-1 in the top of the second as Hunter Westlake doubled to start off the inning, Dalton Conroy followed with a base hit moving Westlake and Tyler Ramsay contributed the RBI to plate Westlake. The Big Reds would strand two in the frame on the aforementioned pick off play.

Westlake singled, swiped second and Conroy moved him to third base where this time Brendon Ross contributed an RBI in the fourth inning.

All told, the Big Reds managed just 6 hits off Fort Frye's hurler Derek Layton and stranded a total of 5 base runners.

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