Troy Post 43 falls to Armoloy, starts 0-2 in World Series


TROY — The Troy American Legion Post 43 Legends baseball team, 13-13, couldn’t convert on opportunities in a 7-0 loss to Springfield Armoloy Tuesday at Duke Park.

It started in the opening inning when Jaxon Hill singled and Jacob Lucas reached on a fielder’s choice and stole second.

In the second, Owen Harlamert had a single.

In the fourth, Hill reached on an error and Lucas singled.

Troy loaded the bases in the fifth inning, when Harlamert singled and Peyton and Brayden Offenbacher walked.

But, a double play ended the threat.

Hill had a single in the seventh and Casey Kelley walked and Lucas singled in the seventh.

Hill, Lucas and Harlamert were all 2-for-3.

Armoloy led just 2-0 before scoring four runs in the sixth inning and one in the seventh.

Gage White, Anderson Mohler, Connor Price and Dylan Arthur combined on a nine-hitter, striking out three and walking five.

CABA World Series

The Legends dropped the first two games of the Continental Amateur Baseball Association World Series.

On Thursday, the Legends lost 2-0 to the OL Sharks 17U team.

Brayden Offenbacher pitched a three-hitter, striking out nine and walking three.

Troy had six hits to the Sharks 3.

Harlamert doubled and Price, Hill, Zander Crouch, White and Matt Subler all singled.

On Friday, Troy lost 13-1 to the Dayton Classics 18U team.

Troy got a run in the third inning when Price singled and would score on Couch’s fielder’s choice.

Brayden Offenbacher also had a single.

Lucas, Sam Ludlow, Wes Nidzgorksi and Arthur combined on a nine-hitter, striking out three and walking seven.

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