The Washington Times-Herald

Local Sports

April 5, 2013

Hatchets can't complete comeback, lose home opener

WASHINGTON —

A day after holding off a furious Barr-Reeve rally in the seventh inning, Washington wasn't able to pull the same trick against Heritage Hills.

The Hatchets fell to the Patriots, 8-6, Thursday evening in their home opener at the Sports Complex.

Trailing 8-5 entering the seventh, Washington (1-1)  was hoping for a baserunner to get a rally started. With one out, Tyler Edmiston reached second on an error on left fielder Dugan Kippenbrock. Daron Baxter followed that with an infield single and the Hatchets had runners at the corners.

Edmiston scored to cut the deficit to 8-6 on a wild pitch by Derrick Kippenbrock, and Heritage Hills elected to go to the bullpen in favor of Turrin Madden. Steve Pfender and Dale Wirey were hit by pitches, Hunter Potts struck out to bring Dalton Devine to the plate with the bases loaded.

Devine entered the game in the fifth to replace Washington starter Jake Bedwell. Devine threw 2-2/3 scoreless innings in relief.

Devine just missed his pitch and flew out to right field, ending the Hatchets night with the first loss of the season.

"Dalton Devine - I'm so impressed with that kid," said Washington coach Steve Reed. "He showed me something tonight. I'm sitting here thinking our relief is paper thin. If I knew he (Devine) was going to do that, I would have brought him in two innings earlier." Washington staked Bedwell to a 5-0 lead through two innings on four hits, thanks to a lack of control by Kippenbrock. In the first inning, the Hatchets scored twice on three walks and two hit by pitches without recording a hit. In the second, Washington scored three more runs - this time with the aid of four hits.

Bedwell cruised through the first seven batters without allowing a hit. But, the Patriots' bats caught fire. Heritage Hills (4-2) scored eight runs on 10 hits the next three innings to take an 8-5 lead.

"Jake Bedwell threw the ball really well - he got tired - he's a freshman," Reed said. "He's throwing the ball in there, they're making contact, we're making plays. If you can do it, nobody wants to watch ball four, ball eight." Washington is halfway through a stretch of four games in four days, with a game at home against Edgewood tonight and at Pike Central on Saturday.

Heritage Hills               002 420 0 - 8 10 2

Washington                 230 000 1  - 6 6  0

Bedwell, Devine (5) and Sult; Kippenbrock, Madden (7) and Miller.

W-Kippenbrock. L- Bedwell.

2B: (HH) D. Kippenbrock, Madden. (W) Bedwell.

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • Colts' 'monster' now preparing to 'hunt' ANDERSON — There’s a different kind of buzz surrounding the Indianapolis Colts as they prepare to report for training camp today at Anderson University.Expectations have been high inside the locker room since Chuck Pagano arrived in January 2012 and

    July 23, 2014

  • Sports Briefs WHS PhysicalsWashington High School athletic office would like to announce Physical Examinations for athletes will be held at Dr. Cullen’s office on Tuesday July 29, 9 am to 3 pm. All Washington athletes may use this service including High School, Ju

    July 23, 2014

  • SPT-WT-071914-ADAM GRABER PIC Barr-Reeve hands out Spring Awards MONTGOMERY — After the Fall and Winter sports seasons included a team reaching the state championship, Barr-Reeve’s final sport season had some catching up to do. Spring didn’t result in any state championship apperances, but it did see the Vikings c

    July 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • Posturing, predictions fly as SEC turns to a new season There’s plenty to enjoy about the Southeastern Conference’s annual cattle call in Hoover, Ala., where media of every description join players and coaches from each of the league’s 14 football teams to discuss the coming season. The best aspect is tha

    July 18, 2014

  • MadiWebster Webster to compete at Gymnastics Championships LOUISVILLE — More than 1,600 of the nation’s top gymnasts in acrobatic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline/tumbling will be in Louisville, this week for the 2014 USA Gymnastics Championships. Madi Webster of Odon, who just placed third in

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Zeller's Celtic games will air on WAMW Now that former Washington graduate Tyler Zeller is a Boston Celtic, his hometown radio station has changed NBA affiliations. DLC Media, Inc. the licensee of Radio Station WAMW-AM 1580 and 95.9 FM will broadcast several Boston Celtics games this seas

    July 15, 2014

  • SPT-WT-071214-AllStars02 Washington 12U falls to Evansville Golfmoor LOOGOOTEE — A terrific run for the Washington 12U All Stars came to a close at the hands of Southwestern Indiana Little League powerhouse Evansville Golfmoor 15-0 in the district finals at Loogootee on Friday.But the loss didn’t diminish the longest

    July 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cody Zeller looks for bigger role CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Charlotte Hornets are turning to a pair of young, inexperienced power forwards after losing Josh McRoberts in free agency. McRoberts was the one player coach Steve Clifford said the team couldn't afford to lose this offseas

    July 10, 2014

  • Freedom02 Freedom wins right before Fourth The Washington American Legion Post 121 Freedom started its Fourth of July holiday right with a 7-2 victory over Boonville on Wednesday.Skyler Veilluex pitched six and a third innings to pick up his fourth victory of the year. Brayden Walls pitched t

    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Little League 10s and 12s in championship games

    This Monday, 26 Washington boys will have the opportunity to move on in the Little League tournament as the 10U and 12U All-Star teams play in district championship games.

    July 4, 2014