Paducah Chiefs Can't Catch Up To Hoptown Hoppers
Umpires: Wooten and Dunsford
Paducah Chiefs watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 5-3 loss to Hoptown Hoppers on Saturday. Hoptown Hoppers scored on a double
by Ben Huber in the first inning and a stolen base by Brant Husser in the second inning.
Hoptown Hoppers got things moving in the first inning. Huber drove in one when he doubled.
Drew McGowan was the winning pitcher for Hoptown Hoppers. He allowed six hits and three runs over six innings, striking out three. Chandler Kendall
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.
Hale Sims took the loss for Paducah Chiefs. He went three innings, allowing four runs on five hits and striking out three.
Paducah Chiefs racked up seven hits in the game. Lofton Pigg and John Michael Russ each collected multiple hits for Paducah Chiefs. Pigg led Paducah
Chiefs with three hits in four at bats. Paducah Chiefs was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Pigg had the most chances
in the field with nine.
Hoptown Hoppers collected ten hits on the day. Husser, Cameron Hill, and Jacob Jenkins each racked up multiple hits for Hoptown Hoppers. Hoptown Hoppers
tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Jenkins led the way with four.
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