Two North Hopkins’ pitchers threw a shutout against Saltillo in the Panthers’ 18-0 victory in Saltillo Tuesday. Caleb Wyatt and Colby Cameron pitched for North Hopkins.
Wyatt, the winning pitcher, went three innings and allowed only two hits. He struck out seven. Cameron pitched the final two innings allowing no hits while striking out four. Matthew Gurley took the loss for Saltillo. Michael Simmons also pitched for the Lions.
The Panthers broke a scoreless tie in the top of the second inning with a ten run inning. The Panthers added a run in the third, two more runs in the fourth and five more tallies in the fifth. The Panthers had ten hits. Wyatt was 2 for 5 with two runs scored and RBI and a double. Chase Williams was 2 for 3 with four runs scored and two RBIs. Brycen Gillespie was 1 for 1 with a run scored, two RBIs and a double. Geoffrey Stewart drove home two runs.
The Lions managed only two hits. Ben Moore and Edi Olayo had singles for Saltillo.