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Derrick Webb

Derrick is SOSA's chief content coordinator and has worked for the Chillicothe Gazette, the Portsmouth Daily Times and Eleven Warriors. He's a 13-time award-winning journalist, a self-proclaimed baseball purist, a suffering Bengals fan and has never met a stranger.

LEGION BASEBALL: Waverly 142 finishes as Jadwin Tournament runner-up

Waverly 142 finished as the Jadwin Memorial Tournament's runner-up this past weekend.

Derrick Webb, Staff Writer

CHILLICOTHE — Coming into Sunday, Waverly Post 142 had already beaten Greenville (7-0), Hillsboro (11-1) and Chillicothe (7-5) over the weekend.

The Shockers (8-6), behind a a stout offense that pounded out 13 hits, earned win No. 4 with a 12-11 decision over Blissfield (Mich.) Post 325 in the semifinals of the Jadwin Memorial Tournament before falling to Jefferson Post 33 by a 12-3 final in the championship game, earning a runner-up finish.

Against Blissfield, both Kannon Pack and Macky McDonald led 142’s offense. Pack was 3-for-4 with two doubles, a run and an RBI while McDonald went 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI and three runs scored.

Tanner Cunningham also helped out, finishing 1-for-4 with three runs and three RBIs while Ian Gillen was 1-for-4 with three RBIs. In total, nine different players collected hits.

In the loss to Post 33, McDonald was 2-for-2 with a run, Gillen was 1-for-4 and Weston Roop finished 1-for-2. However, that accounted for the team’s total of four hits.

Meanwhile, Jefferson 33 posted 15 base hits, sealing the championship late in the game after facing a 3-2 deficit.

The Shockers will be back in action Tuesday evening, hosting Athens 21.

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