Tigers JV earns split against O'Gorman

By Benjamin Chase of the Plainsman
Posted 4/15/24

Tigers JV baseball hosts O'Gorman

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Tigers JV earns split against O'Gorman


HURON — The Huron Tigers junior varsity split a doubleheader Saturday against the O’Gorman Knights at Klock Field, taking the opener 8-7 but falling in the second game 10-0.

The Tigers jumped out with three runs in the bottom of the first inning in the first game, but the Knights tied the game in the third. Huron plated two runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to take a 7-4 lead into the seventh inning, but the Knights scored three runs in the top of the seventh, tying the game at seven.

The Tigers’ first hitter of the bottom of the seventh struck out, but two walks and a hit by pitch loaded up the bases with one out. Jeremy Hofer then connected on a single up the middle that scored Parker Bischoff with the winning run.

Brady Feenstra took the hill to open the game for Huron, allowing four runs, two earned, over six innings on four hits and a walk, striking out nine. Nolan Stahly tossed the final inning, allowing three runs on three hits and a walk and striking out one Knight.

Tommie Martin had a big game at the plate, knocking a double and a single as well as stealing a base, driving in three of the team’s runs. Leadoff hitter Cooper Bischoff had a pair of singles and a walk. Stahly drew three walks.

Jackson Ford walked twice while Oakley Anderson was hit by pitch three times.

Cooper Hermanson was dominant on the mound for O’Gorman in the second game, allowing no hits over five innings, walking three and striking out eight.

Anderson got the start for the Tigers, allowing eight runs on 4 1/3 innings on eight hits and a walk, striking out four. Zach

Scheer pitched the final 2/3 inning, allowing two runs on two hits and two walks.

No Tiger reached base twice in the game, but Martin was able to swipe two bases in the game.

Huron JV will take a 2-3 record to Mitchell tonight.