Mel Ott downs Medina Mustangs 16U

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 2 July 2024 at 9:36 am

Unable to rebound from an early seven run deficit, the Medina Mustangs 16U baseball team dropped a 9-4 decision to Mel Ott in a WNY Premier League game Monday evening at Vets Park.

Mel Ott scored three quick runs in the first inning on two singles, a walk and an error, and three more in the third on a single, an error and a double to key the win.

Medina did rally for three runs in the bottom of the sixth on an RBI single by Brady Christiaansen, a single by Colton Smith and a two-run double by Vinny Gray but could get no closer than 8-4.

The Mustangs other run came in the first inning on a single by Ryan Pegelow.

Jackson Prynn and Kolton Fletcher also had hits for Medina which is now 3-5.