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Firestone baseball team loses to Ellet in City Series final

6/6/2013 - West Side Leader
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By Kathleen Collins

DOWNTOWN AKRON — The Firestone High School baseball team couldn’t overcome strong hitting by Ellet High School in the City Series championship game June 1 at Canal Park.

The Falcons lost 11-0 after five innings.

Shown at right top is Firestone’s Robert Hart (No. 8) making a diving catch for a fourth inning out.

Shown at top is Firestone pitcher Richard Burroughs (No. 3), too late in tagging out Ellet’s Andrew Nicely (No. 5).

Firestone catcher Tom Lehman (No. 2) jumps up, shown at right bottom, to catch a foul pop up by Ellet’s Christian Burkhart (No. 4).

Shown at bottom is Firestone’s Tyler Edgerson (No. 9) trying to beat a tag out by Ellet first baseman Brandon Hendershot (No. 17).

— By Kathleen Collins

Photos: Dale Dong

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