“We love coming here,’’ Oak Ridge coach Thomas Froning said Thursday night even though his team lost 12-1 to Dobyns-Bennett.
“The tournament enables you to build pitching depth. We especially enjoy playing on this surface (at J. Fred Johnson Stadium).’’
Oak Ridge (6-9) didn’t finish the night empty-handed. The Wildcats defeated Gate City 8-2 on the strong pitching of senior Jake McLaughlin, who also swung an effective bat.
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