BUFFALO, W.Va. — The fourth time wasn’t the charm.
Wahama battled Buffalo for the fourth time this season Thursday night in Putnam County, looking to close of the sectional. After defeating Buffalo 10-0 on Tuesday the White Falcons fell 2-1 to The Bison just two days later.
After a long scoring drought to begin the game Wahama (19-17) finally broke through in the sixth inning. Wesley Harrison drove Tyler Roush in to put WHS up 1-0. Buffalo (22-20) countered with a run in the home half of the sixth to knot the game at one apiece. The Bison sat WHS down in order in the seventh before scoring once in the bottom half to take the 2-1 victory.
Tyler Nutter was credited with the loss after giving up two runs on eight hits in a complete game effort. Nutter struck out two batters, while walking one and hitting one.
The Buffalo pitching gave up one run on seven hits. The Bison struck out five batters while walking none.
Tyler Roush and Tyler Nutter led Wahama with two hits apiece in the game. Kane Roush, Matt Stewart, and Wesley Harrison each finished with one hit in the contest. Harrison had the only RBI, while Tyler Roush scored the lone run.
Buffalo scored two runs on eight hits while committing one error.
The teams have split the season series with Buffalo winning the only game at Wahama 4-2 on March 27th. Wahama won the next two contest, 4-0 on April 26th and 10-0 on Tuesday.
The rubber match was played Friday night in Buffalo for a chance to move on to the Regional tournament.