Pirates 25, Rockets 2
The Pirates plated a dozen in both the first and third inning to run away with this Putnam County League against Pandora Gilboa. The Pirates pounded out 16 hits and were lead at the plate by Terry Dockery III with a pair of triples and Paige Thomas with a single. Dockery picked up the win for the Pirates. Continental is now 2-5, 1-2 in the PCL while Pandora Gilboa is 0-9, 0-2 in the PCL.
Aces 13, Pirates 3
The Pirates (2-6) traveled to Hicksville (6-4) for a non league tilt that saw the home team score half a dozen in the second which the Pirates countered with a quarter dozen in the top of the third. That was all the offense for the Pirates for the day as Hicksville scored the remaining 7 runs for a 13-3 Aces win. The Pirates had five hits two of them being singles by Saige Deleon. Paige Thomas took the loss for the Pirates.
Bearcats 8, Pirates 3
Bearcats 7, Pirates 2
Spencerville host the Pirates in a doubleheader which had the Bearcats post double victories. Both games had the Pirates scoring in the top half of the first which was matched by the Bcats. In the first game Spencerville plated 5 runs in the third to take control of the game. In the second game Spencerville plated runs in the first 5 innings to run up an 7-2 lead which they held onto. The Pirates had 17 hits for the day with Kayla Troyer and Amelia Weller each hitting a double. Emma Recker took the loss for the Pirates in both games. The Pirates are now 4-3 while the Bearcats are also 4-3.
Columbus Grove 12, Pirates 4
Continental hosted the Bulldogs in a PCL tilt that had the Bulldogs score a run in the top of the first. The Pirates plated 2 in the bottom half of the inning for their only lead as Columbus Grove scored 9 runs in the next second and third inning to take a commanding 10-2 lead. Both teams added a pair of runs for the 12-4 final. The Pirates had 7 hits with Saige Deleon hitting a double. Fred Shepard took the loss for the Pirates. Continental is now 2-7, 1-3 in the PCL while Columbus Grove improves to 2-3, 1-1 in the PCL.
–Mike Jones, Sportswriter
–Photos by Kelly Sarka