Sunday’s game against West Virginia – Hedgesville LL was a heartbreaker for Tennessee Smith Co LL, as they lost the lead late in a 9-7 defeat. The game was tied at seven with West Virginia – Hedgesville LL batting in the top of the seventh when Mason Elliott singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Despite the loss, Tennessee Smith Co LL did collect seven hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, West Virginia – Hedgesville LL had 11 hits on the way to victory.
Tennessee Smith Co LL fired up the offense in the second inning. Kyle Adams singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Tennessee Smith Co LL scored three runs in the fifth inning. Abe Goolsby had an RBI single in the inning to lead the run scoring.
Trenton Knieriem was on the mound for West Virginia – Hedgesville LL. The ace surrendered two runs on four hits over three innings, striking out two.
Adams was on the pitcher’s mound for Tennessee Smith Co LL. The bulldog went five and two-thirds innings, allowing four runs on eight hits and striking out four. Kyler Gates and Wyatt Claywell entered the game as relief, throwing two-thirds of an inning and two-thirds of an inning respectively.
Tennessee Smith Co LL totaled seven hits in the game. Tristan Wood and Evan King all collected multiple hits for Tennessee Smith Co LL. King and Wood each managed two hits to lead Tennessee Smith Co LL.
Elliott went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead West Virginia – Hedgesville LL in hits.
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