Bill Davis/News Ethan Clark, of Foster’s Pharmacy, hits a single during Tuesday’s MVBA Major League tournament game against Modern Builders. Modern Builders won, 14-7.

Modern Builders wins on disputed triple play

Tuesday’s MVBA Major League winners bracket semifinal between Foster’s HealthMart and Modern Builders ended suddenly, and controversially.

Modern Builders pulled off a triple play to win, 14-7. It was how that triple play happened that has people talking.

Bill Davis/News Hudson Rohler (13), of Rotary, is congratulated by Ethan Johnson, of Ariel, after Rohler’s double in the fourth inning of Tuesday’s MVBA Major League game. Ariel won, 15-11.

Ariel defeats top-seeded Rotary, 15-11

Ariel wasn’t at all intimidated by Rotary’s No. 1 seeding.

Not when Ariel had beaten Rotary already this season.

Landon Spearman had three extra-base hits and teammate Tyler Davidson added a home run in Tuesday’s MVBA Major League tournament game at Phillips Park to give Ariel a 15-11 victory to put the team in the winner’s bracket championship game.

 

Bill Davis: 740-397-5333 or bdavis@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

 

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