After struggling to hit the golf ball for five innings, the Glenbrook Apaches arrived at life late in Tuesday’s first-round playoff recreation against Newton Academy.
Glenbrook trailed 3-0 in the sixth before pushing two flows across to tighten some misconception. In the bottom of the seventh inning, a Apaches loaded the bases without any outs for there 3-4-5 hitters. It seemed like a wonderful scenario for a Glenbrook team which is made a living on late-game dramatics, nevertheless the Generals were able to sit down the heart in the Apache lineup in order to take game one in Minden, 3-2.
The Apaches never led inside the contest, a pitcher’s duel involving the General’s ace and Glenbrook ace Tyler Perryman.
The solely runs of the ball game in the first five innings came by having a two-run blast and a throwing problem with a runner on 3rd.
Glenbrook worked their way out for jams early, getting a ambigu play to escape trouble inside the second inning. In the third, a broad got hung up between third and home on a relay dispose of from center field, closing another promising inning for the roads team.
Still, Glenbrook could not capitalize on the nice fortune.
Tyler Perryman was the dropping pitcher for Glenbrook despite some sort of gutsy, complete-game performance. Perryman struck out several batters, scattered eight visitors and allowed two generated runs.
In the bottom of the 7th and trailing 3-2, Glenbrook’s Seth Gauthier drew a stroll to start the inning. Perryman came to bat next and drew a stroll, followed by an unprecedented third-straight wander to load the angles .
With the bases loaded, Parker Christy happened swinging, followed by Nick Mourad having a pop-up to bring up Mason Engine.
Hood worked the count comprehensive at 3-2 before the Newton reliever broke a full-count curveball. Hood took a good cut, but couldn’t connect, ending the game.
Trevor McLean went 1-3 which includes a double, followed by Parker Christy and Seth Gauthier having singles. Nick Mourad finished 2-4 utilizing two singles and a RBI plus Mason Hood added an RBI on a sacrifice fly.
Glenbrook journeys to Newton Friday for a doubleheader to perform the three-game series. In order to move forward, the Apaches must win the two games.