by Brent HoveyReporterBedford -- For the second day in a row, Aurora's varsity baseball tournament game ended with a walkoff, game-winning hit.This time, however, Aurora was on the wrong end of the outcome as the Greenmen lost to Holy Name 5-4 in nine innings in the Division II Bedford District finals.With runners on first and second and only one out, Holy Name's clean-up hitter roped a hot ground ball down the right field line that scored the winning run.Only a day earlier, Aurora had beaten Padua in the semifinals on Beau Calcei's 3-run double down the same right field line.It was the first time in 25 years that Aurora had made it to the district finals, according to coach George Snider."We got a great pitching performance like we did all year long and we hit the ball solidly, but we just didn't get it in the gap," Snider said. "We played solid defense, but didn't get a break when we needed one."The game was back and forth for all nine innings, with both teams answering each other and both with chances to break things open.The Green Wave scored first in the first inning with a double and two sacrifice flys to make it 1-0. Aurora came back with three in the top of the third.Joe Taylor started the inning by beating out a ground ball to short for an infield single. After stealing second, Andy Mitroff sacrificed Taylor to third and Steven Yung walked.Andy Heacox hit a soft liner in the perfect spot just over the pitcher and just in front of the shortstop for an RBI infield single.Yung got caught in a rundown between second and third, but eluded a tag and made it safely to third, while Heacox followed him to second.COLIN SANFORD walk-ed to load the bases and Calcei walked to give Aurora a 2-1 lead. The Greenmen made it 3-1 on Adam Bellamy's sacrifice fly that scored Heacox.The Namers responded with 2 runs in their half of the third on a 2-run triple that tied the game at 3-3. Holy Name took a 4-3 lead in the fourth inning, but Aurora came right back in the fifth.Yung tripled to start the inning and Heacox reached when he was hit by a pitch. Heacox tried to steal second. The throw from the catcher was off line and Yung came home on the error to tie it at 4.It remained that way until the bottom of the ninth when Holy Name captured the district championship.Mike Eden was the starting hurler for Aurora and pitched well, giving up 4 runs, striking out 5 and exiting after facing one batter in the fifth.Josh Adkins came on in relief and was dominant for four innings. He came on with a runner on second and no outs, and got out of the jam by striking out his first batter and getting two Namers to fly out.He allowed just one hit and struck out four before the ninth, when he hit the first two batters to put himself in a hole."We got caught a run short no matter how you look at it," said Snider. "It's the best effort we could've given. If you'd have told me we'd be going into the ninth inning with a chance to win, I'd say fine, I'd take that."Snider then took time to praise his seniors."Our seniors took us as far as they could have taken us," he said. "You couldn't ask for better catching [Sanford]. We got a game-winning hit from Beau and look at our two senior pitchers [Eden and Adkins]."They got us right where we wanted to be. We gave it our best possible shot. There's nothing else we could've gotten from it. We just didn't win."E-mail: bhovey@recordpub.comPhone: 330-688-0088 ext. 3115