Varsity Baseball · S. Pennington’s Walk-Off Picture Perfect Ending In Eastern (Pekin) Victory Over Henryville

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Eastern (Pekin) took their game in dramatic walk-off fashion, thanks to a walk-off single at the end of the game to topple Henryville. Eastern (Pekin) trailed 5-4 in the bottom of the seventh inning after Conner Gonzalez drove in a run with a double to left and a ball in play by Cauy Motsinger scoring another run for the Musketeers. Snyder Pennington then singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two more runs.
Henryville scored three runs in the fourth inning, but Eastern (Pekin) still managed to pull out the victory. Pirrman, Marcum, and Stumpf all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.
Henryville opened up scoring in the first inning. Marcum drove in one when he singled.
Eastern (Pekin) knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the first inning. Payton Miller singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
S. Pennington earned the win for Eastern (Pekin). He lasted two innings, allowing zero hits and one run while striking out one and walking one. Ryan Adamson threw one and one-third innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Pirrman took the loss for Henryville. He surrendered six runs on nine hits over six innings, striking out four.
Rhett Pennington started the game for Eastern (Pekin). He surrendered four runs on five hits over three and two-thirds innings, striking out one
Eastern (Pekin) collected nine hits on the day. Cauy Motsinger, Hunter Anderson, and Snyder Pennington all managed multiple hits for Eastern (Pekin). Pennington, Anderson, and Motsinger each collected two hits to lead Eastern (Pekin).
Pirrman went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Henryville in hits. Pirrman led Henryville with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with four stolen bases. Henryville was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Marcum had the most chances in the field with five.