May 16, 2024
North Union’s Landon Converse (7) celebrates with his team following a vital hit in the first postseason game of the spring season. The Wildcats defeated Amanda-Clearcreek 11-1 in the first round of the playoffs. (Photo submitted)

Wildcats deal playoff victory against visiting Amanda-Clearcreek to kickoff postseason play


By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette

The transition from the regular season to the tournament season began Monday night for North Union baseball.

But a win over Kenton to close out the regular season had an impact on the Wildcats’ 11-1 Division III sectional semifinal win at home against Amanda-Clearcreek.

North Union defeated Kenton 6-2 last Friday and collected 10 hits on its way to the victory.

“We hit the ball well against Kenton and it carried on to this game,” junior pitcher Tyler Krebehenne said. “We wanted that same mentality that we need to survive and advance.”

“We want to be prepared and have the confidence,” senior catcher Landon Conv…

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