Blazers fall to No. 2 Carlisle in second round


By Eddie Mowen Jr. - emowen@civitasmedia.com



National Trail’s Peyton Lane looks to throw out a Dixie base runner during the first-round of the Division III sectional baseball tournament on Monday, May 8. The Blazers ousted Dixie, 7-1, before falling to No. 2 seed Carlisle, 3-1, on May 10.


NEW PARIS — National Trail’s baseball team beat Dixie 7-1 in the first round of the Division III sectional tournament on Monday, May 8 before bowing out of the tournament two days later to the No. 2 seed.

Peyton Miller pitched six innings and allowed a run while striking out eight against the Greyhounds.

Hunter Lee pitched a scoreless seventh to secure the win.

Offensively, Trey Mann led the Blazers with a pair of hits including a double. Travis Hunt chipped in two hits also with a double followed by Lee with two hits.

The Blazers got on the scoreboard early with a pair of runs in the first innings. The game remained 2-0 until the third when Trail scored five times to take command of the game. Dixie scored its lone run in the sixth.

On Wednesday, Trail traveled to No. 2 seed Carlisle for its second round tournament game and came up short, losing 3-1.

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National Trail’s Peyton Lane looks to throw out a Dixie base runner during the first-round of the Division III sectional baseball tournament on Monday, May 8. The Blazers ousted Dixie, 7-1, before falling to No. 2 seed Carlisle, 3-1, on May 10.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/41/2017/05/web1_NT-BB-5.jpgNational Trail’s Peyton Lane looks to throw out a Dixie base runner during the first-round of the Division III sectional baseball tournament on Monday, May 8. The Blazers ousted Dixie, 7-1, before falling to No. 2 seed Carlisle, 3-1, on May 10.

By Eddie Mowen Jr.

emowen@civitasmedia.com

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @emowen_RH

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @emowen_RH