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Madisonville Miners Falls To Hoptown Hoppers After Sixth Inning Score


Bases: Andy Thomasson
Plate: Kirk Dragoo
Attendance: 219

Madisonville Miners stayed in it until the end, but Hoptown Hoppers pulled away late in a 10-7 victory on Tuesday. The game was tied at six with Hoptown Hoppers batting in the top of the sixth when Jacob Jenkins singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.

Madisonville Miners collected eight hits and Hoptown Hoppers had 13 in the high-scoring affair.

Hoptown Hoppers took the lead for good with five runs in the sixth inning. In the sixth an error scored one run for Hoptown Hoppers and Ben Huber homered on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs.

Madisonville Miners notched five runs in the fifth inning. Madisonville Miners scored its runs on an RBI grand slam by Chris Ammirati.

Cam Barlow got the win for Hoptown Hoppers. He lasted five innings, allowing five hits and six runs while striking out nine. Chandler Kendall, Will Nash, and Brennan Crooms all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory. Crooms recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Hoptown Hoppers.

Zack Toth took the loss for Madisonville Miners. He allowed five hits and five runs over one-third of an inning, striking out one and walking zero.

Justin Hallum started the game for Madisonville Miners. He lasted four innings, allowing six hits and three runs while striking out four.

Madisonville Miners tallied two home runs on the day. Cobe Hutchison had a long ball in the third inning. Ammirati went deep in the fifth inning.

Michael Sookdeo led Madisonville Miners with two hits in five at bats.

Hoptown Hoppers collected 13 hits on the day. Micah Genter, Santrel Farmer, Huber, Jenkins, and Greg Mehlhaff each racked up multiple hits for Hoptown Hoppers. Genter went 4-for-5 at the plate to lead Hoptown Hoppers in hits.

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