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YORK – It was another tough pill to swallow for the Cornerstone Bank York seniors, falling in nine innings to David City Tuesday night, 11-7.
It was the 12th loss this year by York decided by four runs or less.
York certainly had their opportunities to come away with the victory. They jumped out to a 4-0 lead after A.J. Beins drove in two runs. However, David City would tie the game in the fourth inning on five hits and six stolen bases in the frame.
David City would then take the lead in the fifth inning and later extend it to a three run lead in the sixth after a two RBI single from Joseph Reimers.
York wouldn’t go away quietly as they drove in two runs in the bottom half of the sixth inning on the heels of Mason Wright and Brayden Heiss.
York was down to their last out in the bottom of the seventh inning and down one run, but David City walked Brenan Cole with the bases loaded to tie the game. Cole was one of three different York batters who were walked with the bases loaded on the night.
It would remain tied at seven until the ninth inning when David City’s Andy Lyons drove in two runs on a deep single into right-center field.
Beins led York with two RBI’s on two hits. Heiss reached base three times, driving in one run and scored twice. Cameron Bethune picked up his second loss on the mound after allowing six runs, five earned in 3.1 innings.
Lyons led David City with three RBI’s including scoring two runs. Reimers, Jack Jakub and Kyle Petree each drove in two runs. Jakub would pick up the win on the mound after pitching two scoreless innings and striking out two.
York has now lost six straight and saw their record drop to, 3-13. David City has beaten York both times this season and improved to, 8-4.