North Hopkins Baseball Team Splits Two Games At Home Saturday

The North Hopkins Panthers Baseball Team got a win over Celeste, 8-3 Saturday, March 7, and then lost a close game to Tom Bean, 10-8. Both games were at North Hopkins.

Vs. Celeste

Against Celeste, the Panthers scored 7 runs in their first at bat.

Geoffrey Stewart got the pitching win for the Panthers, throwing all six innings, allowing only 3 hits and 1 earned run, with 7 strikeouts and 4 walks.

Jessie Rivera was 2 for 4 with a run scored and a RBI, and he had a stolen base. Gavin Buccieri was 1 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI. Brycen Gillespie scored 2 runs, had an RBI, got 3 walks and stole 4 bases. Stewart scored a run, got a walk and stole a base. Karson Jenkins was 1 for 2 with a run scored, a walk and a stolen base. Tate Myers was 1 for 2 with a run scored and a walk. Robert Perry scored a run, had an RBI and walked twice. Easton Lewis was 1 for 3 with an RBI.

Vs. Tom Bean

Against Tom Bean, the Panthers fell behind early and trailed 7-2 after the top of the fifth inning. North Hopkins rallied to take an 8-7 lead going in to the top of the seventh, only to see Tom Bean reclaim the lead with three runs. Tom Bean ended up winning, 10-8.

Both teams had ten hits and made no errors. For the Panthers Brycen Gillespie was 3 for 3, with 3 runs scored and 2 RBIs, and with 4 stolen bases, a double and a walk. Karson Jenkins was 2 for 3, with a RBI and 2 doubles. Jessie Rivera was 1 for 2 with 3 runs scored, 2 walks and a stolen base. Geoffrey Stewart was 1 for 2 with a RBI and a walk. Yuri Avdibegovic walked and stole a base. Tate Myers was 1 for 4 with a run scored. Kevin Clement was 1 for 4 with an RBI. Robert Perry was 1 for 2 with a run scored and a walk. Dakota Smith walked.

Kevin Clement got the pitching loss, throwing 3 2/3 innings, allowing 5 hits and 5 runs, with 5 strikeouts and 6 walks. Brycen Gillespie went 3 1/3 innings, allowing 5 hits and 5 runs, with 7 strikeouts and 3 walks.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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