Boys Varsity Baseball · Boys Varsity Baseball falls to Pendleton Heights 7 – 4

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New Castle Trojans Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 7-4 loss to Pendleton Heights on Monday. Pendleton Heights scored on a groundout by Rene Casas and an error in the first inning.
New Castle Trojans Varsity lost despite out-hitting Pendleton Heights 11 to ten.
In the first inning, Pendleton Heights got their offense started when Casas grounded out, scoring two runs.
Pendleton Heights scored three runs in the third inning. The offensive firepower by Pendleton Heights was led by Ben Richards, Hunter Eikenberry, and Dalton Mollenkopf, all knocking in runs in the inning.
CJ Williams earned the victory on the hill for Pendleton Heights. He lasted four innings, allowing ten hits and four runs while striking out two and walking zero. Eikenberry threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Nic Besecker took the loss for New Castle Trojans Varsity. He surrendered seven runs on nine hits over five innings, striking out two.
New Castle Trojans Varsity scattered 11 hits in the game. Besecker, Dakota Durick, and Logan Cline all managed multiple hits for New Castle Trojans Varsity. Cline, Durick, and Besecker each managed two hits to lead New Castle Trojans Varsity.
Pendleton Heights tallied ten hits in the game. Wyatt Douglas and Richards each had multiple hits for Pendleton Heights. Douglas led Pendleton Heights with three hits in four at bats.