Columbus American Little League age 9-10 all-stars win Tournament of State Champions

Four-run rally to win 5-4


CREDO-KENOVA, W.Va. — The Columbus American age 9-10 all-stars rallied for four runs in the top of the sixth inning to beat West Virginia 5-4 in the Tournament of State Chamnpions.

It is American’s second TOSC title in three years. American also played for the title in 2005.

West Virginia scored three times without a hit in the bottom of the fifth to take a 4-1 lead.

But Jason Konsler, Camden Mathis and Jack Peek walked as American loaded the bases with one out.

Bo Voltz singled to left field, scoring Konsler. Dalton Bradford worked for a walk that forced in Mathis. Chantler Valero blooped in a single right behind second base to drive in the tying run.

Seth Shadix singled to right field, driving in Voltz with the go-ahead run.

Konsler was the winning pitcher. He pitched the final two innings. Bradford started and went four innings, striking out five.