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Hoptown Hoppers's High Score Not Enough To Secure Win Against Henderson Flash


Plate: Rafael PiƱeda
Bases: Manny Salazar
Attendance: 251

Both pitching staffs had their hands full on Wednesday in a high-scoring affair where Henderson Flash bested Hoptown Hoppers, 19-6.

Hoptown Hoppers lost despite out-hitting Henderson Flash 14 to 12.

Hoptown Hoppers took an early lead in the first inning when Michael Conn singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

Henderson Flash took the lead for good with 11 runs in the fifth inning. In the fifth Trey Hutchison homered on a 0-1 count, scoring three runs, Trevor Campbell singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run, Noah Brown drew a walk, scoring one run, Brandon Boxer singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run, Austin Domer singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs, Tyler Walton induced Hutchison to hit into a fielder's choice, but one run scored, and Henderson Flash scored on a stolen base during Justen Freeman's at bat. Then Freeman singled , driving in one.

Jared Hart pitched Henderson Flash to victory. He surrendered zero runs on four hits over two and two-thirds innings, striking out four and walking one. Garrett Simpson threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Lane Diuguid took the loss for Hoptown Hoppers. He allowed six hits and ten runs over four and a third innings.
Braden White started the game for Henderson Flash. He went three and a third innings, allowing six runs on nine hits and striking out two.

Hoptown Hoppers had 14 hits in the game. Brant Husser, Drew McGowan, Charlie Fischer, Jacob Jenkins, and Santrel Farmer all had multiple hits for Hoptown Hoppers. Husser went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Hoptown Hoppers in hits.

Henderson Flash scattered 12 hits in the game. Hutchison, Campbell, Freeman, and Domer each had multiple hits for Henderson Flash.

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