Cavaliers fall to Clio in baseball



Carman-Ainsworth’s Ezekiel Ochodnicky gets ready to make a connection during a game against Swartz Creek on April 10. Photo by Brandon Pope

Carman-Ainsworth’s Ezekiel Ochodnicky gets ready to make a connection during a game against Swartz Creek on April 10. Photo by Brandon Pope

FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth baseball team was handed a 7-3 loss against Clio in the Greater Flint Tournament on Saturday.

Clio took a 4-0 lead in the second. The Cavaliers tried to close the gap, scoring one in the third and two in the fourth. Clio then drove in three runs in the fifth to take the win.

Harrison Hogan tossed four innings, striking out four and giving up two hits, five runs and six walks. Sean Jerome allowed two hits and a walk in one inning and Garrett Gleason struck out three in one inning.

Gleason led the offensive effort with two hits and two RBI. Cameron Koegel had a hit and an RBI. Logan Brassaw, Alex Green, Jerome and Ezekiel Ochodnicky all had a hit each.

Last Thursday, Carman-Ainsworth split with Davison. The Cavs dropped the first game 12-1 but won the second 6-4.

Davison kept the bats hot in the first game, scoring one in the first, four in the second, two in the third, two in the fourth and three in the fifth. Carman- Ainsworth’s lone score came in the fourth.

Green toed the rubber for three innings, striking out two and giving up eight hits, seven runs and three walks. Ochodnicky threw two innings of relief, giving up three hits and five runs. Koegel had the only hit and run on the game, driven in by Green.

The Cavaliers took a 1-0 lead in the first in the late game and added two in the third and three in the sixth. Davison scored two in the third and two in the fifth. Brassaw struck out eight and gave up three hits, four runs and five walks over six innings. Hogan struck out one and walked one in the final inning.

Koegel was 3-for-4 from the plate with three runs and an RBI. Gleason added two hits and an RBI.

Carman-Ainsworth swept Saginaw last Wednesday, winning 14-7 and 16-0. In the early game, the Cavaliers led 5-2 after the first and scored two in the second, three in the fourth, three in the fifth and one in the seventh. Saginaw added two in the third, one in the fourth and two in the fifth.

Dion Smith struck out seven and allowed four hits, five runs and three walks over three innings. Koegel fanned five and gave up three hits, two runs and five walks over four innings.

Koegel also led the offense with four hits, three runs and an RBI. Brassaw had three hits, four runs and two RBI and Hogan added three hits, three RBI and two runs. Gleason was 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI.

In the nightcap, the Cavaliers scored one in the third, three in the fourth and 12 in the fifth. Jacob Durbin threw a no-hitter, striking out five and walking one.

Gleason was 3-for-3 from the plate with three RBI and two runs. Koegel and Jerome had two hits and two runs each. Wallace Hill added a hit, two RBI and two runs.

Carman-Ainsworth, 3-5, hosted Lake Fenton on Wednesday following press deadlines and hosts Bay City Central today.

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