Redhawks Falls to Harper Creek After Fifth Inning Score
Redhawks stayed in it until the end, but Harper Creek pulled away late in an 11-10 victory on Thursday. The game was tied at nine with Harper Creek batting in the top of the fifth when #12 drew a walk, scoring one run.
Redhawks collected six hits and Harper Creek had four in the high-scoring affair.
Harper Creek fired up the offense in the first inning, when #22 drew a walk, scoring one run.
Redhawks tallied five runs in the second inning. The offensive firepower by Redhawks was led by Tyler Rupp, Sam Fairley, Ian Underwood, and Carson DeLong, all driving in runs in the inning.
Issac Stetler led things off on the hill for Redhawks. He allowed three hits and five runs over three and a third innings, striking out one. DeLong, Underwood, and Gabe Serbantez each contributed in relief for Redhawks.
Underwood led Redhawks with two hits in two at bats. Redhawks stole eight bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Serbantez led the way with three.
Fairley’s Walk-off Seals the Deal in Redhawks Victory Over Harper Creek
Redhawks took their game in dramatic walk-off fashion, thanks to a walk-off double at the end of the game to topple Harper Creek. The game was tied at 11 with Redhawks batting in the bottom of the fourth when Sam Fairley doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Redhawks collected ten hits and Harper Creek had four.
Harper Creek got things moving in the first inning, when #22 drew a walk, scoring one run.
Redhawks notched seven runs in the third inning. Redhawks offense in the inning was led by Adrian Martinez, Bryce Jorgenson, Nick Fitzmaurice, and Issac Stetler, all knocking in runs in the inning.
Fitzmaurice was on the mound for Redhawks. He went one-third of an inning, allowing five runs on one hit.
Redhawks tallied ten hits in the game. Martinez and Stetler all managed multiple hits for Redhawks. Martinez went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Redhawks in hits. Redhawks stole five bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Frank Fitzgerald led the way with two.
Harper Creek tore up the base paths, as three players stole at least two bases. #13 led the way with three.