Hoptown Hoppers Runs Away With Early Lead In Victory Against Madisonville Miners
Game 2 of Round One
3B: Robert Littlepage
1B: Matt Bell
Plate: Andy Thomasson
Madisonville Miners watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 17-4 loss to Hoptown Hoppers on Saturday.
Hoptown Hoppers scored on a single by Jacob Jenkins and a home run by Charlie Fischer in the first inning.
The Madisonville Miners struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Hoptown Hoppers, giving up 17 runs.
Hoptown Hoppers got on the board in the first inning when Jenkins singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Madisonville Miners scored four runs in the sixth inning. The offensive firepower by Madisonville Miners was led by Shayne Lyons, Michael Sookdeo,
and Mason Libla, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Hoptown Hoppers scored seven runs in the third inning. Chandler Kendall, Cade Burkey, and Jenkins all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.
Zach Losey took the win for Hoptown Hoppers. He surrendered zero runs on one hit over five innings, striking out two. Brennan Crooms and Micah Genter
entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Ryan Pierce took the loss for Madisonville Miners. He lasted two innings, allowing six hits and six runs while striking out three.
Hoptown Hoppers launched four home runs on the day. Kendall had a four bagger in the third inning. Cameron Hill put one out in the fourth inning. Jenkins
went deep in the third inning. Fischer had a homer in the first inning. Lyons led Madisonville Miners with two hits in two at bats.
Hoptown Hoppers totaled 18 hits in the game. Kendall, Burkey, Jenkins, Brant Husser, Michael Conn, and Fischer each collected multiple hits for Hoptown
for the Box Score.