Hoptown Hoppers Nabs Win Over Muhlenberg County Stallions Despite Early 5-Run Inning
Bases: Rick Erickson
Plate: Jeff Wright
Hoptown Hoppers weathered a scare by Muhlenberg County Stallions in the third inning where Hoptown Hoppers coughed up five runs, but Hoptown Hoppers
still won 18-8 on Saturday. The big inning for Muhlenberg County Stallions came thanks to a single by Julian Sansores, by Seth Taylor, and a home run
by Adrian Minjares.
Hoptown Hoppers collected 16 hits and Muhlenberg County Stallions had eight in the high-scoring affair.
Hoptown Hoppers captured the lead in the second inning when an error scored one run for Hoptown Hoppers.
Hoptown Hoppers took the lead for good with five runs in the third inning. In the third Micah Genter singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run, Charlie
Fischer drew a walk, scoring one run, and Greg Mehlhaff doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring three runs.
Zach Losey got the win for Hoptown Hoppers. He surrendered seven runs on seven hits over four innings, striking out three.
Chandler Kendall and Hunter Arnold entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Nick Casey took the loss for Muhlenberg County Stallions. He surrendered five runs on five hits over one and two-thirds innings, striking out one.
Nick Ramanjula started the game for Muhlenberg County Stallions. He lasted one and one-third innings, allowing two hits and seven runs while striking
Muhlenberg County Stallions hit two home runs on the day. Minjares had a long ball in the third inning. Kody Putnam put one out in the sixth inning.
Hoptown Hoppers racked up 16 hits in the game. Seth Bennett, Mehlhaff, Ben Huber, Santrel Farmer, and Genter each had multiple hits for Hoptown Hoppers.
Bennett went 4-for-6 at the plate to lead Hoptown Hoppers in hits. Hoptown Hoppers didn't commit a single error in the field. Cade Burkey had the
most chances in the field with eight.
Jackson Little led Muhlenberg County Stallions with two hits in three at bats.
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