Olentangy Orange used a small-ball attack to take an early lead over Grove City, then tagged Ohio State recruit Keegan Holmstrom for five runs in a decisive fourth inning. Despite an up and down regular season, the 22-10 Pioneers are headed to their second state tournament.
It’s been a whirlwind past few days for Grove City senior pitcher Zak Sigman, who celebrated his commitment to Ohio State as a preferred walk-on with a four-hit shutout of Hilliard Darby in a regional semifinal. (PressPros Feature Photo by John Hulkenberg).
The Division I regional semifinal between rivals Olentangy Liberty and Olentangy Orange went down to the final swing, and the high-five shared by Orange’s Charlie Scholvin (right) and Diego Astacio conveyed the emotion of the Patriots' narrow advance. (PressPros Feature Photo by John Hulkenberg).
Pickerington Central senior Troy Lane won the 100, and his team edged in front in the last event to win the team title, but the night also featured plenty of frustration for Lane and the Tigers in a drama-filled regional championship. (PressPros Feature Photo by John Hulkenberg).
Grove City third baseman Zak Sigman points at ace Keegan Holmstrom, who went all the way in a 4-3, extra-inning win over Bishop Watterson...the Greyhounds' second straight district title and 26th win in 28 career decisions by their Ohio State-bound lefthander. (PressPros Feature Photo by John Hulkenberg).