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Eastern (Pekin) Varsity Clinches Lead In Seventh Inning To Defeat Crawford County
Eastern (Pekin) Varsity ran off with the lead late in the game in a 13-12 victory over Crawford County on Saturday. The game was tied at 12 with Eastern (Pekin) Varsity batting in the top of the seventh when.
Despite falling down by five runs in the second inning, Crawford County tried to fight back. Crawford County put up 12 runs in the failed comeback. Madley, N. Sturgeon, Murphy, Madley, Stout, and Saur powered the rally with RBIs.
Eastern (Pekin) Varsity got things started in the first inning when Leif Edlin singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Crawford County scored five runs in the fourth inning. Madley, Stout, and Saur all drove in runs in the frame.
Snyder Pennington took the win for Eastern (Pekin) Varsity. He surrendered zero runs on one hit over one inning, striking out one and walking one. Clayton Purlee, Ryan Adamson, and Rhett Pennington all put in work on the pitcher’s mound in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory. Adamson recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Eastern (Pekin) Varsity.
Talley took the loss for Crawford County. He lasted two-thirds of an inning, allowing zero hits and zero runs while walking zero.
Faulkinburg started the game for Crawford County. He surrendered six runs on ten hits over four and a third innings, striking out one. Hunter Anderson started the game for Eastern (Pekin) Varsity. He allowed four hits and seven runs over three innings, striking out one.
Eastern (Pekin) Varsity smacked two home runs on the day. Landon Snelling had a dinger in the first inning. Jacob Stewart had a homer in the second inning.
Eastern (Pekin) Varsity totaled 15 hits. Payton Miller, Snelling, Edlin, Stewart, and Cauy Motsinger all managed multiple hits for Eastern (Pekin) Varsity. Miller led Eastern (Pekin) Varsity with four hits in five at bats.
R. Sturgeon went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Crawford County in hits.