Legion Baseball: Norwich Falls To Otego
Published: July 9th, 2024
By: Morgan Golliver

Legion Baseball: Norwich falls to Otego Norwich Post #189’s Kaden Downey goes 3-for-4 at the plate with four RBIs vs Otego. (Photo by Morgan Golliver)

NORWICH – After three straight games over the weekend, the Norwich Post #189 Legion team faced off against Otego on Monday evening. It was a close up until the middle of the game, where Otego took advantage offensively and went on to win 27-10. Both teams hit the ball well in the high-scoring affair.

Otego took an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but Norwich quickly answered back to tie. Kaden Downey, who went 3-for-4 at the plate, hit a two-run double while Connor White drove in a run on a groundout RBI.

Norwich took a brief lead in the bottom of the second inning as Mikey Brunick scored on a steal of home. Otego went ahead in the top of the third inning with six runs to take the overall lead and added on to it in the fourth and fifth innings.

Norwich had a four-run fourth inning as two walks and a hit by pitch loaded the bases for Kaden Downey, who drove in two more runs to finish with four RBIs on the night with a single. Joey Parker reloaded the bases with a single to follow. Two runs would score on hit by pitches.


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