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Eastern (Pekin) Falls To South Central After Sixth Inning Score
Eastern (Pekin) lost the lead late in an 8-7 defeat to South Central on Wednesday. The game was tied at seven with South Central batting in the bottom of the sixth when an error scored one run for South Central.
Despite the loss, Eastern (Pekin) did collect six hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, South Central had seven hits on the way to victory.
South Central got on the board in the first inning. An error scored one run for South Central.
Eastern (Pekin) notched three runs in the third inning. Landon Snelling, Cauy Motsinger, and Ryan Adamson all drove in runs in the frame.
South Central scored five runs in the fourth inning. Costly errors by the Musketeers gave the Rebels the edge. Weber, Tyree, and Schoen each drove in runs during the error fiasco.
Goodman got the win for South Central. He lasted two-thirds of an inning, allowing zero hits and zero runs while walking one. Weber, Bledsoe, and Schoen all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory. Schoen recorded the last two outs to earn the save for South Central.
Conner Gonzalez took the loss for Eastern (Pekin). He allowed one hit and one run over two innings, striking out one and walking zero.
Motsinger started the game for Eastern (Pekin). He went four innings, allowing seven runs on six hits and striking out two. Crosier started the game for South Central. He lasted four innings, allowing four hits and four runs while striking out two
Farris, Snelling, S. Pennington, Motsinger,
R. Pennington, and Gonzalez each managed one hit to lead Eastern (Pekin).
South Central saw the ball well today, racking up seven hits in the game. Needler and Tyree each had multiple hits for South Central.