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Hoptown Hoppers Overcomes Madisonville Miners In Face Of Early 4-Run Inning


Game 1 of Round One
1B: Shea Walker
3B: Josh Hunt
HP: Joe Blumenauer
Attendance: 502


Hoptown Hoppers claimed a 13-7 victory on Friday, despite a big push by Madisonville Miners in the first inning. Michael Sookdeo and Najay King all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.

There was plenty of action on the basepaths as Hoptown Hoppers collected 15 hits and Madisonville Miners had 11.
Madisonville Miners opened up scoring in the first inning. An error scored two runs for Madisonville Miners.

Hoptown Hoppers pulled away for good with six runs in the third inning. In the third Drew McGowan grounded out, scoring one run, Jacob Jenkins doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run, Ben Huber singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run, Chandler Kendall singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs, and Hoptown Hoppers scored one run on a stolen base.

Will Nash earned the win for Hoptown Hoppers. He allowed nine hits and six runs over six and two-thirds innings, striking out three. Tyler Walton and Jenkins entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.

Eddie Rives took the loss for Madisonville Miners. He lasted three innings, allowing five hits and seven runs while striking out one.

Hoptown Hoppers racked up 15 hits. Micah Genter, Brant Husser, Kendall, Charlie Fischer, Hunter Evans, and Huber all collected multiple hits for Hoptown Hoppers. Genter went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Hoptown Hoppers in hits.

Madisonville Miners totaled 11 hits. Alex Rodriguez, Ben Teel, and King each had multiple hits for Madisonville Miners. Rodriguez led Madisonville Miners with three hits in four at bats.

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