CNB drops pair of games to Washington

Citizens National Bank dropped a pair of K-18 Baseball games to Washington Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.
Washington scored two runs in the top of the sixth inning to capture a 7-5 victory in the first game, and then rolled to a 24-5 win in the second game.
Citizens National Bank fell behind 2-0 in the first inning in game one.
Washington added two runs in the top of the first inning to go up 4-0.
Citizens National Bank closed the gap to 4-3 with three runs in the bottom of the third.
Scoring a run in the top of the fifth inning, Washington led 5-3.
Citizens National Bank picked up two runs in the bottom of the fifth to tie the game at 5-5 and force extra innings.
Isaac Meyer singled and scored in the inning and Billy Bechard walked and scored.
Washington pushed across two runs in the top of the sixth inning, and led 7-5.
Citizens National Bank was scoreless in the bottom of the sixth.
Bechard and Trevor Lowell pitched for Citizens National Bank.
Meyer scored two runs in the game.
In the second game, Washington scored six runs in the top of the first inning.
Matthew James walked and scored for Citizens National Bank in the bottom of the first.
Five runs in the second inning and three in the top of the third gave Washington a 14-1 cushion.
Meyer singled and scored in the bottom of the third, and it was a 14-2 game.
Washington erupted for 10 runs in the top of the fourth inning to extend the lead to 24-2.
Citizens National Bank scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth.
James and Meyer each walked and scored and Lowell doubled and scored.
Meyer, Lowell, James and Kyle Bliss did the pitching for Citizens National Bank.
Lowell drove in two runs and James and Meyer scored two runs each.

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