Riverdogs World Series run comes up short

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Courtesy photo The Columbia Basin 13-15 Riverdogs meet at the mound against China at the Babe Ruth World Series.

Riverdogs 13, China 12

BISMARCK, N.D. — Picking up in the bottom of the eighth inning after a rain delay on Sunday afternoon, the Riverdogs defeated China in nine innings at the 13-15 Babe Ruth World Series.

The game got off to a scorching start for both sides, with a 9-8 lead held by China after the first. The score remained there until China picked up another run in the bottom of the fourth to take a two-run advantage.

The Riverdogs were finally able to even the score in the top of the seventh, forcing the game into extra innings. The game was delayed on Sunday before picking up Monday afternoon at 11 a.m.

The Riverdogs scored three runs in the top of the ninth to take the lead for the first time since the first inning. China knocked in a pair of runs in the bottom of the inning, but were unable to even the score.

The Columbia Basin team knocked 12 runs off 13 hits in the game, with four errors in the field. Jacob Martinez, Gavin Bingham, and Avery Passey each knocked a pair of hits in the game, with Bingham scoring three runs for the team. Cooper Correia led the team with three RBIs, while Martinez and Jack Morrill each added a pair.

China finished with nine hits as a team in the game, finishing with six errors in the field.

RVDG 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 — 13

CHN 9 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 — 12

Ohio Valley 6, Riverdogs 0

In the final game of pool play of the World Series tournament, the Riverdogs came up short as a late surge helped Ohio Valley pull away from the Pacific Northwest squad 6-0.

Ohio Valley went up 1-0 in the top of the first inning, before doubling the lead in the fifth to go ahead by two runs. After a scoreless sixth, a four-run seventh inning helped the Ohio Valley squad pull away late as the Riverdogs were unable to come back in the bottom of what would be the final inning of the tournament.

Cooper Correia knocked both hits for the Riverdogs in the final game of the year for the team, going 2-3 from the plate. The team finished with three errors in the field.

Jacob Martinez pitched a little over six innings for the Riverdogs, allowing three runs off one hit, with four strikeouts. Collin Visker finished the game on the mound, giving up three runs off two hits.

Ohio Valley finished with three hits in the game, with just one error as a team on the day.

The Riverdogs finished their World Series tournament at 2-2, falling just short of moving on to the semifinals of the tournament in Bismarck.

OHVL 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 — 6

RVDG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — 0

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