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Champion City Storms Back For 10-9 Win Over Paints In Eastern Conference Division Title

Presented By Rathkamp Financial

The Chillicothe Paints saw their offense set the pace early for a 9-3 lead after five innings, then saw Champion City storm back to score seven unanswered runs for a 10-9 Eastern Conference Division Championship victory.

The Paints scored a run in the first, three in the second, two in the third and three in the fifth for a 9-3 lead.

The Kings had scored two runs in the first and one in the fourth. Trailing 9-3, Champion City scored one in the sixth, then two runs in each of the seventh, eighth and ninth for the win.

Brent Widder was 4/4 for Champion City, scoring three runs and driving in one run. Mitchell Okuley, Trey Carter and Bo Seccombe each had two RBI’s for the Kings. Okuley’s one-out homer in the 9th tied the game, setting up two more singles and a sacrifice fly to win the game.

Chillicothe’s Jake Shier was 2/5 at the plate, driving in three runs. Nathan Karaffa was 3/4, scoring three runs with one RBI.

Champion City had 10 runs, 14 hits and 2 errors
Chillicothe had 9 runs, 9 hits and 2 errors.

Champion City will play Lafayette in the Eastern Conference Championship on Saturday.

Win Streak Halted At 13 For Chillicothe Paints

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The Chillicothe Paints saw their Prospect League record tying win streak halted at 13, losing 6-2 at Champion City, Sunday.

The Kings scored all the runs they would need in the home first inning, plating three runs. The Paints cut the lead to 3-2, scoring single runs in the second and third innings.

Champion City put the game out of reach in the sixth inning, scoring another three runs for a 6-2 lead, which became the eventual final score.

Chillicothe out-hit Champion City 10-9, but the Kings took advantage of their run scoring opportunities.

The loss was the Paints first in the second half of the season, now making them (3-1/20-13).