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Como-Pickton Gets Big District Win at North Hopkins Tuesday Night

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Como-Pickton Baseball 3, North Hopkins 1

The Como-Pickton Eagles won a big low scoring district game at North Hopkins, winning 3-1 Tuesday.

The Eagles broke a scoreless tie with two runs in the top of the fifth inning to go up, 2-0. North Hopkins got a run in the bottom of the sixth to trim their deficit to 2-1. The Eagles added an insurance run in the top of the seventh to go up, 3-1. The Eagles outhit the Panthers 7 to 5.

Dylan Wiggins got the pitching win for Como-Pickton going 6 2/3 innings allowing five hits and one unearned run while striking out four and walking four. Blaine Flemens came in to get the last out and earned a save.

Caleb Wyatt pitched a complete game but, got the loss allowing seven hits and three runs while striking out nine and walking only one.

Jackson Monk swung a big bat for the Eagles going 2 for 3 with two runs scored and two RBI’s. Monk also hit a home run. Flemens also had a RBI for the Eagles and Josh Martin scored a run and got a hit. Other Eagles with one hit included Andrew Rasgado, Micah Flemens and Wiggins who had a double.

The Eagles stole five bases: Monk had two and Martin, Kris Mayfield and Blaine Flemens had one each.

North Hopkins had no errors while Como-Pickton made three.

Five different Panthers had one hit apiece: Wyatt Wharton had a double, Geoffrey Stewart had a single, Wyatt had a double, Colby Cameron had a single and Victor Rojo hit a double and had the Panthers only RBI. Brycen Gillespie scored the lone Panthers’ run.

North Hopkins had two stolen bases, one each for Cameron and Rojo.

The two teams will play again Saturday. The winner of this series will be the district champion.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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