DALE – The Dale Pirates were unable to overcome Roff's four-run third inning, losing 5-3 at home Tuesday evening.

Dale's first two runs came in the bottom of the fifth inning on a David Herring single that scored Connor Kuykendall and Cade McQuain.

Dale tacked on another run in the bottom of the sixth inning on a Jono Johnson double brought Karson Hunt home.

Jared Rogers, Bryce Crawford, Herring, Johnson and McQuain all recorded hits in the loss.

Hunt took the loss, going 2 1/3 innings, surrendering four earned runs and struck out two.

Ryan Haney pitched 2 2/3 innings. He did not give up a run and struck out one. Jaxon Wright pitched two innings in relief and struck out two while surrendering one unearned run.

Dale's next game is scheduled for Aug. 16 at Okarche. First pitch will be 4:30 p.m.