The Trojans lost another extra inning heart breaker on Tuesday afternoon. The the New York Mills Eagles squeeze bunted in the winning run in the twelfth for a 3-2 victory.
The game was a pitchers duel right from the beginning with neither team getting many runners on base and there were a combined 32 strikeouts in the game. The Trojans scored first as Mason Dailey hit a two out double and then advanced to third and home on wild pitches. The Trojans did not hold the lead long though as the Eagles answered with two runs of their own in the top of the fifth on two hits and two Trojan errors. The Trojans sent the game into extra innings by manufacturing a run in the bottom of the seventh with a hit, three bunts and an Eagle error. The game stayed tied at 2-2 until the Eagles executed the perfect suicide squeeze play.
Kolby Kiser started for the Trojans and pitched 7 excellent innings. He gave up 1 earned run, struck out 11, walked 2 and allowed 5 hits. Isaac Tellers pitched 2 innings without allowing a run, striking out 2, walking 2 and giving up 3 hits. Spencer Lake took the loss as he pitched the final 3 innings giving up one run on 3 hits and striking out 4 Eagles.
The Trojans could only muster 6 hits in the game. Mason Dailey and Dawson Bullock each had two with Mason Heino and Tyce Lee getting a hit each. One of Dailey’s hits was a double and he scored both of the Trojans runs.
Sebeka continues the home stand with a game against Bertha-Hewitt Verndale on Thursday at 4:30.