Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity Clinches Lead In Sixth Inning To Defeat Emerald
Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity stole the lead late in the game in an 8-7 victory over Emerald on Thursday. The game was tied at seven with Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity batting in the top of the sixth when Ben Huber’s sac fly scored one run for Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity.
Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity earned the victory despite allowing Emerald to score four runs in the second inning. Emerald’s big inning was driven by a single by Will DeTreville, a sac fly by Chase Beale, and a double by Braeden Burton.
Emerald took an early lead in the second inning. Emerald scored one run when Burton doubled.
After Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity scored two runs in the top of the fourth, Emerald answered with two of their own. Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity scored when Huber’s sac fly scored one run for Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity. Emerald then answered when Brendan Sparks grounded out, scoring one run and Jacob Slay singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run.
Huber was the winning pitcher for Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity. He lasted one inning, allowing two hits and one run while striking out one. Hayden Fuhr threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Fuhr recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity.
Collin Scates took the loss for Emerald. He lasted two innings, allowing two hits and three runs while striking out one and walking zero.
Payton Bunch started the game for Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity. He surrendered six runs on nine hits over four innings, striking out four. Chandler Beale started the game for Emerald. He allowed six hits and five runs over five innings, striking out four.
Fuhr led Pendleton Bulldogs Varsity with three hits in five at bats.
Emerald tallied 14 hits. Gage Timmerman, DeTreville, Chase Prochaska, Burton, and Slay each racked up multiple hits for Emerald. Timmerman went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Emerald in hits.