Bill Davis/News Mount Vernon’s J.D. Orr watches the ball as he hits a double in the third inning of Monday’s Ohio Capital Conference game against Olentangy Orange. The Pioneers won, 12-5. Buy Now
Bill Davis/News Mount Vernon’s Chase Springer holds his side after colliding with Olentangy Orange first baseman Blake Sells in the third inning of Monday’s Ohio Capital Conference game. Springer stayed in the game and eventually scored, but the Yellow Jackets lost, 12-5. Buy Now
MOUNT VERNON — It all imploded in a hurry for the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets.
After pulling to within one run, the baseball team commited a series of mistakes that turned an exciting game into a blowout. Olentangy Orange capitalized on those mistakes by scoring seven runs in two innings to come away with a 12-5 victory on Mount Vernon’s home field Monday.