Varsity Baseball · Eastern (Pekin) Drops Game To Corydon After Late Score

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Eastern (Pekin) stayed in it until the end, but Corydon pulled away late in a 7-5 victory on Monday. Corydon trailed 4-3 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Murphy doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs.
Eastern (Pekin) opened up scoring in the first inning, when Snyder Pennington grounded out, scoring one run.
Murphy pitched Corydon to victory. He lasted seven innings, allowing eight hits and five runs while striking out five.
Pennington took the loss for Musketeers. He allowed eight hits and five runs over four and a third innings, striking out one.
Eastern (Pekin) totaled eight hits. Landon Snelling and Conner Gonzalez each collected multiple hits for the Musketeers. Snelling went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Eastern (Pekin) in hits.
Corydon racked up nine hits in the game. Straub, Richardson, and Fleace all managed multiple hits for Corydon.