Warriors Fall to Millville In 8th Inning Walk-Off

Warriors Fall to Millville In 8th Inning Walk-Off

By: Chris Manning  |  April 16, 2024

Canton rallied to send their game against Millville into extra innings, but ultimately fell 8-7 in a walk-off in the eighth during non-league baseball action.

The Quakers led 6-3 after the fifth but Canton scored two runs over the next two innings to tie the game up. They would get one in the top of the eighth, but Millville scored two in the bottom half for the win.

Ben Fitch (3-for-4) led them with a double, a triple, two runs scored, and an RBI.

Hudson Ward (2-for-4) had a double with two runs scored, and an RBI, as Cohen Landis (2-for-4) had a double and scored a run.

Jason Mahosky (1-for-4) and Bailey Gardner (1-for-5) both drove in a run as Mason Harold scored and had an RBI. Michael Beers and Zach Colton both drove in a run, with Holden Ward drawing four walks and scoring once.

It was pitching by committee for Canton as they had five different guys take the mound.

Harold got the start, going 2 2/3-innings with four hits, no strikeouts, and two earned runs, throwing 57 pitches. Tommy Preston came on for 1 1/3-innings with three strikeouts and one hit, tossing 22 pitches.

Hudson Ward went 2 2/3-innings with three strikeouts, five walks, four runs - all unearned - and two hits on 56 pitches.

Colton pitched an inning with one strikeout, one hit, two walks, and two earned runs, while Gardner came on but didn’t record an out, issuing a walk.