Hillsboro Beats Perryville 8-7

(HILLSBORO)    In a high school baseball game heard yesterday (Friday) on AM 1400 KJFF and mymoinfo.com, the Hillsboro Hawks won a close game at home over Perryville 8-7.

The Pirates made it close when in the top of the 7th, Perryville’s Barret Wheeler drew a two out walk and he was driven in on a double by Caleb Triller to make the score 8-7. But the Hawks were able to get Dalyton Tritsch on a groundout to the first baseman as the Pirates stranded the tying run at second base to end the game.

The Hawks were led on offense by Cohen Linderer with two hits and two runs. Dom Sutton had a hit, scored a run and drove in two runs. Easton Day had two hits and two runs scored while Kobe Stacy had a two run double and he also scored a run.

For the Pirates in the top of the sixth when they scored four runs, Dane Lauck and Waylon Huber drove in two runs appiece.

Logan Hoehn started the game for Perryville and he took the loss. He was followed by relievers Waylon Huber and Tyler Jannin.

Keynen Drury started the game for the Hawks, Dane Dickeman was the pitcher of record when the Hawks took the lead with three runs in the fourth inning. Gavin HIte came on in relief in the 6th with the bases oaded and was able to retire the side after a Perryville 4 run sixth inning.

Hillsboro head coach Matt Thompson compliments Gavin Hite who came in to put out the fire.

According to Thompson, he was able to use three pitchers without straining his rotation.

Thompson says Logan Hoehn of the Pirates kept the Hawks off-stride in the early innings.

Perryville Assistant Coach Trent Unterreiner says he’s disappointed the Pirates lost but they have to move on to today’s game.

According to Unterreiner, he tried to keep Logan Hoehn on the mound as long as he could.

Despite the final score, Unterreiner says he was pleased with his hitters.

The two teams play at 10 Saturday morning at Perryville, a makeup from Thursday’s postponement due to weather. Hillsboro is now 13-4 and Perryville slips to 6-11.