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East Canton rallied for five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to steal a win away from visiting Malvern, 7-6.
East Canton trailed 6-0 after five innings of play, but were able to score two in the sixth and five more in the seventh for the improbable victory.
Matthew Gothard started the last-at-bat rally with a single to lead off the seventh inning.
Trey Mallonn followed with a single and Joe Knopp reached on an error, plating Gothard.
Kosta Dimos and Nathan Davis had back-to-back RBI singles, and Jarrett Eller came through in the clutch with a walk-off, two-run single, scoring Dimos and Davis.
Dimos finished with two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored, and Robby Harbet singled, doubled and scored a run.
Dimos earned the win in relief, allowing no runs on four hits in four innings of work.
Gothard pitched the first three innings, giving up six runs, four earned, on seven hits. He struck out five and walked three.
Lake Center - 12
East Canton - 0
The Hornets managed just three hits on the day - singles by Gothard, Dimos and Eller.
Eller was on the mound for the first three innings, giving up eight runs, four earned, on seven hits. He struck out three and walked one.
Harbet went the next inning, allowing four runs, two earned, on a hit and four walks.
Garaway - 12
East Canton - 3
Earlier in the week, the Hornets dropped a league contest to the Pirates.
Robby Harbet went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored, Kosta Dimons had two hits and an RBI, Trey Mallonn doubled, and Matthew Gothard had a base hit and run scored.
Austin Hamilton pitched the first two innings, giving up five earned runs on six hits.
Kaleb Salyers went the next inning and 1/3, allowing three earned runs on three hits.
Dimos went the final two and 2/3 innings, giving up one earned run on two hits.
East Canton (6-5) will travel to Newcomerstown today (April 21); before hosting Tuslaw for a doubleheader this Saturday, April 22, and Sandy Valley on Monday, April 24. The boys will travel to Sandy Valley on Tuesday, April 25; and to Claymont on Thursday, April 27.