Baseball (V) Columbus East High School

O's Rally again late, win 5-4 over #25 Roncalli Royals

By Dennis Pierce | May 18, 2024 9:42 AM

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The Olympians were supposed to travel to Roncalli Friday evening, but due to the Royals rain-soaked fields, the game was moved to Columbus East. The O's were able to rally for 3 runs in the bottom of the 7th, taking down the #25 Roncalli Royals for the 5-4 win. The O's have picked up three wins in the last four games and look to continue their winning ways as they head to Southport High School Monday, May 20th @ 6 p.m. Key moments: The Olympians received a walk-off hit-RBI from catcher Logan Warren, to drive in the winning run. Evan Balzer was 3-3 on the evening, dropping two doubles, along with 2 RBI's. Blake Borhardt dialed up a 3-4 night, with a double, and Chase Niese and Warren went 2-4, with an RBI on the evening. O's Pitching: Stone Myers went the full 7 innings, giving up 8 hits, 3 earned runs, 1K, and 2 walks all on 73 pitches! Batting for the O's: Chase Niese: 2-4, SB Jackson Watkins: 1-4, 1BB, SB AJ Tindell: RBI, 2 BB Jace Jones: 1-4 Blake Borkhardt: 3-4, double, RBI Evan Balzer: 3-4, 2 doubles, 2 RBI's, BB Logan Warren: 2-4, RBI Bige Asher: HBP