|Panthers to face Bryan Wednesday in ACME districts|
|Monday, July 08, 2013 4:15 PM|
Paulding advanced to the ACME district tournament for the first time in several years as the Panthers defeated Fairview 2-1 in 11 innings to punch their district ticket.
Kyle Kauser scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch in the top of the 11th as the maroon and white avenged an earlier loss in the district tourney.
Paulding scored a single run in the sixth to knot the game at 1-1 after Fairview opened the scoring in the bottom of the fifth. The two squads then went scoreless before Kauser crossed the plate in the 11th.
Damon Egnor got the win on the hill for the local squad, keeping the Apaches hitless and scoreless in one inning of work. Treston Gonzales threw 10 innings for the Panthers, scattering three Fairview hits while striking out a dozen Apache hitters.
Corbin Edwards had three singles for Paulding with Egnor adding a single and a double.
The Panthers (20-5) now play at Defiance in a 5:30 p.m. contest against Bryan on Wednesday, July 10.
PAULDING 13 TINORA 4
Paulding posted an earlier victory over Tinora as the Panthers rolled to a 13-4 win.
Javier Gonzales recorded the win on the hill, allowing nine hits while fanning six in six innings of work. Damon Egnor pitched the final inning.
Treston Gonzales had a double and two singles for Paulding with Quentin Vance and Corbin Edwards adding a single and a double each.
PAULDING 7 AYERSVILLE 2
The Panthers defeated Ayersville 7-2 behind three singles from Vance and Edwards along with two singles each by Treston Gonzales and Alex Arellano.
Paulding plated two runs in the second and three more in the third to take control. The maroon and white added two more in the seventh to seal the victory.
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