Detroit took game one of a best two out of three bi-district series winning at home over the North Hopkins’ baseball team, 10-4 Friday afternoon.
The Panthers scored a run in the top of the first inning to lead 1-0. Detroit scored the next nine runs and lead 9-1 after four innings. North Hopkins fought back to within 9-4 after the top of the sixth. Detroit scored the games final run in the bottom of the sixth and the game ended up 10-4.
Colby Cameron took the pitching loss going two innings and allowing six runs, but only 3 earned, on 4 hits with two strikeouts and one walk. Chase Williams recorded no outs and gave up two hits and two runs, neither which was earned. Eastan Lewis pitched four innings and allowed two runs, both earned, on 5 hits with 2 strikeouts.
Detroit outhit North Hopkins eleven to four. The Panthers made four errors and Detroit one. The Panthers did work for seven walks. For North Hopkins, Victor Rojo was 2 for 4 with one run scored and two RBIs. Caleb Wyatt was 1 for 1 with a double, one run scored and one RBI. Williams was 1 for 4 with a double and an RBI. Javier Rojo and Brycen Gillespie each scored a run.
Game two in the series is at North Hopkins Saturday at 11 a.m. A third game, if necessary, will be played 30 minutes after the conclusion of game two.