• Bill Davis/News Mount Vernon shortstop Tim Zeller (3) throws a batter out at first during the fourth inning of Wednesday’s Ohio Cardinal Conference game against Wooster. The Yellow Jackets won, 12-11.
  • Bill Davis/News Mount Vernon’s Jacob Tiell watches the ball as he hits a three-run home run during Wednesday’s Ohio Cardinal Conference game against Wooster. The Yellow Jackets won, 12-11.

MOUNT VERNON — When they were in the 11-year-old Ohio Little League state tournament, Mount Vernon’s Jacob Tiell and Tim Zeller each hit a home run in the same game.

Six years later, they did it again.

The good friends each belted a homer over the left field fence at home against Wooster on Wednesday. It ended up making a difference as the Yellow Jackets survived a wild 12-11 win.

“It kind of just happened,” Zeller said. “It’s kind of deja vú, to hit your first home run, then what may be your last home run, with the same guy. It’s something to remember.”

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