Red Sox down Akron in playoffs The Vermillion Red Sox started off slowly in the District 7B tournament against the Akron Rebels, but eventually rallied for a 16-4 first round victory.
Steve Fejfar led the Red Sox offense with a single, double, home run, three RBI and three runs scored. Cory Lessman singled twice, doubled, drove in three runs, and scored three times. Kyle Thousand also singled twice and doubled, also drove in three runs and scored twice.
Billy Welcher pitched a complete game for the Red Sox, giving up four runs on four hits. The right hander fanned four and walked two.
The Red Sox, now guaranteed a spot in the State B Amateur Baseball Tournament, took on Lennox for the District 7B title on Wednesday night. The winner of that game gets a first round state tourney bye, while the loser plays for the second place spot. The top three teams in District 7B gain a berth in the state tournament.