Varsity Baseball · Eastern (Pekin) Goes Down On Final Play Against Southwestern


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Eastern (Pekin) fell to Southwestern 5-4 on Monday on the final play of the game. The game was tied at four with Southwestern batting in the bottom of the seventh when an error scored one run for Southwestern.
Eastern (Pekin) lost despite out-hitting Southwestern nine to six.
Zach Cole was the winning pitcher for Southwestern. The pitcher went one inning, allowing one run on four hits and walking zero. Landon DeAtley threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Snyder Pennington took the loss for Eastern (Pekin) . The righthander surrendered four runs on three hits over two and a third innings, striking out four.
Jordan DeAtley started the game for Southwestern. The ace lasted four innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out six Cauy Motsinger started the game for Eastern (Pekin) . Motsinger surrendered one run on three hits over four and a third innings, striking out five
Eastern (Pekin) hit one home run on the day. Pennington put one out in the third inning.
Eastern (Pekin) racked up nine hits in the game. Adam Stewart and Motsinger all managed multiple hits for Eastern (Pekin) . Stewart went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Eastern (Pekin) in hits.
DeAtley led Southwestern with two hits in three at bats. Southwestern was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. William Stockdale made the most plays with seven