Prep baseball: O’Hara 8, Smith-Cotton 6

May 3, 2013

Smith-Cotton fell in a West Central Conference baseball game to O’Hara 8-6 on Wednesday in Kansas City.

The Celtics put seven runs on the board in the bottom of the first inning to jump ahead. Smith-Cotton scored three in the third to cut the lead to 7-5 but could get no closer.

Ian Dotson hit a pair of home runs including a two-run shot to left with one out in the top of the first to put Smith-Cotton ahead. Dakota Brown added a double.

Smith-Cotton (7-14, 3-5 WCC) will host St. Pius X in a WCC doubleheader beginning at 5 p.m. Friday at Liberty Park Stadium.