Ben Netzel went 1-3 and hit a home run, sparking the So. Ohio Copperheads (22-17) to a 7-4 victory over the Lima Locos (24-15) on Sunday at Bob Wren Stadium.He homered in the second inning.
The So. Ohio Copperheads relied on Danny McMurtrey to eat up innings en route to the win. McMurtrey pitched six innings and allowed two earned runs, five hits and one walk while striking out four.
Despite the loss, the Lima Locos' Conner Porter dominated the So. Ohio Copperheads' batters, giving up zero runs and striking out eight.
Ivan de Jesus had two extra-base hits for the Lima Locos. He singled in the third inning and doubled in the fifth inning.
Ruben Tresgallo couldn't get it done on the hill for the Lima Locos, taking a loss. He allowed seven runs in 1 2/3 innings, walked one and struck out none.