GALION — The Upper Sandusky baseball team held a 4-1 advantage against Galion after the top to the fifth inning, but the North Central Conference Black Division-leading Tigers rallied to win, 8-4, on Wednesday.
The Rams (7-11, 5-5 NCC) got off to a quick start with a pair of runs in each of the first and fourth innings, while only allowing one run in the second.
Galion (12-4, 10-0 NCC) cut the deficit to 4-3 with two runs in the fifth inning before exploding for five runs in the bottom of the sixth to win it, despite making seven errors as a team.
Chad McCray picked up the pitching victory, while Sam Plott (0-1) had his first high school decision be on the losing end.
Justin Mattix, Adam Duress, Alec Oney and Garrett Huston all had a pair of singles for the Rams, while Nate Cass recorded three singles and a double for Galion. David Nay added three singles and Dalton Whitaker doubled for the Tigers.
Galion remains tied with No. 1-ranked Ontario (20-0, 10-0 NCC), in the Black Division. The two teams face each other Monday and Wednesday.
Upper Sandusky is at Colonel Crawford at 4:30 p.m. today.
Score by innings
Upper Sandusky 200 200 0 — 4 11 2
Galion 010 025 x — 8 8 7
WP: McCray; LP: Plott (0-1).
2B: Cuss (G), Whitaker (G).