The Hopkinsville Tigers baseball team’s performance was nothing short of remarkable in their game against the Fort Campbell Falcons. The Tigers took the lead right from the beginning, as Dylan Sweeney’s sac fly scored the first run of their five first-inning runs. This set the tone for the game and gave the team a much-needed boost of confidence.
The Tigers demonstrated their prowess in hitting, with Zach Moss hitting a four-bagger in the fourth inning, and Gavin Powell also contributing with multiple hits. The team’s hitting was consistent and relentless, as they tallied seven hits during the game.
The credit for the Tigers’ victory goes to Thomas Hallmark, who pitched an outstanding game. Hallmark gave up only one run on two hits, striking out five and walking one over four innings. His incredible control and accuracy made it difficult for the Fort Campbell Falcons to get a hit. Andrew Mayes also made a significant contribution by throwing three innings in relief, earning the save for the team. Mayes recorded the last nine outs, displaying his ability to close out games.
On the other hand, Eric Blaszkowski of the Fort Campbell Varsity Falcons took the loss, giving up seven hits and six runs while striking out two in seven innings. Despite the loss, Blaszkowski put up a valiant effort in trying to keep his team in the game. However, the Tigers’ hitting and pitching were too strong for the Falcons to overcome.
Overall, the Tigers’ impressive hitting and strong pitching allowed them to secure the victory against the Fort Campbell Varsity Falcons. Hoptown fans can be excited about the future of the team, as they continue to showcase their talent and determination on the field. They’ll take the momentum of a two-game winning streak into their game Friday night against crosstown rivals, the Christian County Colonels. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 PM.