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Eastern (Pekin) Varsity Stays Scrappy In Loss To Orleans
Despite a 5-run deficit in the third inning, Eastern (Pekin) Varsity almost came all the way back, eventually falling 5-4 to Orleans on Tuesday. Eastern (Pekin) Varsity scored four runs in the failed comeback on a double by Ryan Adamson in the sixth, a double by Leif Edlin in the sixth, and a groundout by Snyder Pennington in the seventh.
Eastern (Pekin) Varsity fell behind early in the loss. Orleans scored on a error in the first inning and a single by Gerkin in the second inning.
In the first inning, Orleans got their offense started. An error scored one run for Orleans.
Eastern (Pekin) Varsity put up three runs in the sixth inning. The offensive firepower by Eastern (Pekin) Varsity was led by Adamson and Edlin, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Buechler was the winning pitcher for Orleans. He lasted seven innings, allowing eight hits and four runs while striking out three and walking zero.
Clayton Purlee took the loss for Eastern (Pekin) Varsity. He lasted two innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out two and walking zero.
Jacob Stewart led Eastern (Pekin) Varsity with three hits in four at bats.
Gerkin went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Orleans in hits.