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Col. City baseball falls 17-1

May 2, 2013

Gary Ormsby pitches for the Eagles against Leo. Post & Mail photo / Wes Reynolds

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s baseball team ran into a meat grinder Wednesday. The Eagles were defeated 17-1 at home by Leo in five innings.

The Lions got to the Columbia City pitchers for 13 hits and seven walks. The Eagles didn’t help themselves out by committing five errors on defense.

Columbia City didn’t do much on offense, either. The Eagles managed three hits and three walks.

Leo scored the majority of its runs in the top of the second inning. The Lions came three batters short of batting around twice on their way to putting up 12 runs. They tacked on another four in the fourth stanza.

Columbia City only trailed by one after the top half of the first frame.

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