Bobcats fall in championship game to Coldwater

Published 2:19 am Monday, May 23, 2005

By By ERIKA PICKLES / NIles Daily Star
NILES - There's nothing like having the lead the entire championship game and watching it fall away in the last two innngs.
That's what happened to Brandywine's baseball team Saturday at the Bronson/Coldwater Tournament.
The Bobcat's, despite a 5-2 loss against Coldwater, actually had a good day at the tournament winning the first game against Bronson 8-6 and their second game against FW Eastside 4-0.
Jake Harris was the winning pitcher in the first game with Kory Bridges picking up the save.
Kevin Curran had three hits and three RBIs and Noah Udell added two hits for Brandywine.
In game two Bridges picked up the win on the mound and had a no-hitter up until the seventh inning.
Justin Ely had a home run and three hits and Josh Atwood also added three hits for the Bobcats.
In the championship game Brandywine held a 2-0 lead throughout most of the championship game.
Atwood had a two out RBI single to put the Bobcats on top, but it wasn't enough as Coldwater scored five runs to give it the win.
Bridges, who is now 9-4 at the mound, collected 16 more strike outs on the day, giving him 165 on the year.
Atwood collected three RBIs giving him 48 on the year. Atwood is three away from the school record of 51 RBIs.
Matt Wieger had five stolen bases for the Bobcats to give him 37 on th year, one away from the school record for a single season.
Harris had a win and a loss to bring his record to 5-7 on the mound.
Brandywine, now 15-17 overall, will travel to Lake Michigan Catholic today for a non-conference game set to begin at 4:15 p.m.