The Washington baseball team entered Saturday’s Tom Miles Invitational coming off a tough home loss to North Knox.
The Hatchets (8-14) lost both games in the invitational, which was named this year for former Junior Varsity coach Tom Miles at the Sports Complex.
In game one, Washington lost to Northeast Dubois 9-5. Washington held a 5-3 lead through five innings, but the Jeeps were able to jump on starting pitcher Jake Bedwell in the sixth. Bedwell through six innings, allowing nine runs (three earned), eight hits to go with four walks and four strikeouts.
Cain Mandabach and Dalton Devine had one RBI each to pace the Washington offense, which scored five runs in the first four innings.
In game two, Washington fell to Shakamak, 2-1, in eight innings. Austin Moody pitched a complete game, allowed two runs (one earned), seven hits, six walks and struck out two. Washington scored its lone run in the fourth and the Lakers tied it in the sixth and score the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth off Moody. Colten Garland had the lone RBI for the Hatchets and went 2-for-4 at the plate.