Boys Varsity Baseball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- May 8, 2019
- SKYHAWKS: 9
SHAWNEE HIGH SCHOOL: 8
The Fairborn Skyhawks built a five-run lead in the fifth inning and then held off Springfield Shawnee's charge for a 9-8 victory at George Winkhouse Stadium on Wednesday Night.
The Hawks honored their seniors before the game-- Jarod Bodekor, Jacob Benge, Mark Peterangelo, Tim Peterangelo, Andrew Trickett, Jacob Moore, Kahlil Lettice, and manager, Niaya Johnson.
Garison Secrest collected four hits for the Hawks to help lead Fairborn to victory. Secrest doubled in the first, singled in the third, doubled in the fourth, and singled in the fifth.
In the first inning, the Hawks scored two runs on a Lettice double. The Hawks pulled away for good with three runs in the fourth inning, when they scored two runs and Jacob Benge knocking in a run on a single.
The Shawnee Braves scored four in the seventh to make it interesting.
Trickett was the winning pitcher for Fairborn, throwing his seventh complete game of the year.
The Hawks end regular season play with a 14-11 overall record. They open up tournament play on Tuesday against Northmont at George Winkhouse Stadium.