Saturday, April 1, 2017
Watertown High School
Jackson County High School
Despite a 4-run deficit in the fourth inning, Purple Tigers almost came all the way back, eventually falling 6-5 to Region opponent Jackson Co on Saturday. Purple Tigers scored three runs in the failed comeback on a fielder’s choice by Seth Price in the fourth, a in the fourth, and a home run by Tyler Vastola in the seventh.
Junior Lain Hindsley pitched 6 innings spreading out all 9 of Jackson County’s hits only conceeding two earned runs. The remaining runs for the Blue Devils came on Watertown’s 7 defensive miscues.
Vastola led the offensive charge for Watertown with 2 doubles and a home-run in the bottom of the 7th inning to bring the Purple Tigers within one run.