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Hoptown Hoppers Grabs Lead In Seventh Inning For Victory Over Owensboro RiverDawgs

07-Jun-2019

Bases: Josh Hunt 
Plate: Micah Holmen

Hoptown Hoppers snagged a late lead and defeated Owensboro RiverDawgs 8-5 on Friday. The game was tied at five with Hoptown Hoppers batting in the bottom of the seventh when Hunter Evans's sac fly scored one run for Hoptown Hoppers.

Owensboro RiverDawgs scored three runs in the sixth inning, but Hoptown Hoppers still managed to pull out the victory.

Owensboro RiverDawgs scored its runs on a home run by Bailey Falkenstein.

Hoptown Hoppers fired up the offense in the first inning, when Micah Genter grounded out, scoring one run.

Wyatt Stevenson earned the win for Hoptown Hoppers. He went two and two-thirds innings, allowing two runs on four hits, striking out two and walking zero. Jacob Lents and Brennan Crooms entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Crooms recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Hoptown Hoppers.

Blaine Gillim took the loss for Owensboro RiverDawgs. He allowed zero hits and three runs.

Clay Simpson started the game for Hoptown Hoppers. He allowed one hit and zero runs over three innings, striking out two Brenden Bube started the game for Owensboro RiverDawgs. He surrendered three runs on five hits over four innings, striking out two.

Hoptown Hoppers launched one home run on the day. Evans had a homer in the third inning.

Hoptown Hoppers scattered nine hits in the game. Drew McGowan and Genter all had multiple hits for Hoptown Hoppers. Genter and McGowan all had two hits to lead Hoptown Hoppers. McGowan led Hoptown Hoppers with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with four stolen bases.

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