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East Canton drops sectional tournament game to Heritage

By TODD REED treed@the-review.com Published: May 19, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton hosted Heritage Christian in a Division IV sectional semifinal baseball game.

The 11th-seeded Crusaders played their best game of the 2017 season, handing the 6th-seeded Hornets a 4-0 defeat.

Strasburg - 12

East Canton - 0

Earlier in the week, the Hornets were shut out by Strasburg 12-0.

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East Canton managed just three hits on the day - singles by Jarrett Eller, Colton Van Vorrhis and Kaden Deutschman.

Eller went the first two innings, giving up four runs, six earned, on three hits and four walks.

Robby Harbet pitched the next inning, allowing four runs, three earned, on three hits and three walks.

Elijah Yoder went the final two innings, giving up two earned runs on three hits, striking out two.

Malvern - 4

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East Canton - 1

Malvern managed a split in the baseball version of the Battle of the Hornets.

East Canton (9-17, 2-12) was limited to four hits. Matthew Gothard doubled, and Harbet, Kosta Dimos and Eller all singled.

Deutschman had the lone RBI, plating Trey Mallonn.

Austin Hamilton pitched six innings, giving up four runs, three earned, on four hits.

He struck out four and walked four.

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