Easley WAVE Freshman Can’t Quite Erase 5-Run Deficit In Loss To Liberty
Easley WAVE Freshman fought back after falling down by five runs in the fifth inning. The comeback fell just short though, in a 10-8 defeat to Liberty on Wednesday. Easley WAVE Freshman scored three runs in the failed comeback on a wild pitch during Alex Mitchem’s at bat and a error.
Easley WAVE Freshman couldn’t keep up with Liberty early in the game. Liberty scored on an error during Peyton Reed’s at bat and a single by Jack Thompson in the first inning.
Liberty fired up the offense in the first inning, when an error scored one run for Liberty.
Easley WAVE Freshman scored three runs in the sixth inning. Easley WAVE Freshman big bats were led by Mitchem and Caleb Irvin, who all drove in runs.
Liberty scored three runs in the fifth inning. Liberty offense in the inning was led by Levi Garner, Reed, and Camryn Gambrell, all driving in runs in the inning.
Cole Garrick got the start for Liberty. He went four innings, allowing three runs on two hits and striking out three.
Kaleb Owens led things off on the mound for Easley WAVE Freshman. He surrendered six runs on four hits over two and a third innings, striking out four. Carter Hawkins and Brice Whitman entered the game as relief, throwing two and a third innings and one-third of an inning respectively.
Payton Anders went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Easley WAVE Freshman in hits.
Liberty racked up ten hits on the day. Thompson, Elijah Aiken, and Kaleb Johnson all had multiple hits for Liberty. Thompson led Liberty with three hits in four at bats.
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