Ashton Perritt went 2-3, helping the Licking County Settlers (5-1) to a 5-4 victory over the Lima Locos (3-3) on Sunday at Don Edwards Field.He singled in the fourth and sixth innings.
The Lima Locos' lineup had no answer for Scott Effross. Effross held the Lima Locos hitless over 1 1/3 innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two.
A bright spot for the Lima Locos in the defeat was Keaton Baker, who allowed only two runs while striking out five.
Jess Posey had a hot bat for the Lima Locos. Posey went 1-4, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the fourth inning.
Thomas Olson recorded his first win of the year for the Licking County Settlers. Olson struck out none, walked none and gave up one hit.
Ethan McKenney ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his first loss of the year. He lasted just 1 1/3 innings, walked one, struck out one, and allowed three runs.