Offense aplenty in the Hoover Buccaneers JV’s 12-8 loss in game 2 to Oak Mountain.
The Hoover Buccaneers JV lost a battle of the bats on Wednesday at Oak Mtn., falling short in a 12-8 ballgame against Oak Mtn.
CJ Gilliand paced the Hoover Buccaneers JV at the plate. Gilliand went 2-2 and scored one run. He singled in the first inning and doubled in the second inning.
Kennedy got it done on the bump on the way to a win. He allowed one run over four innings. Kennedy struck out two, walked four and gave up three hits.
Hughes, Feenker, Golson and Kennedy helped lead Oak Mtn. They combined for seven hits and four RBIs.
Jacob Haley took the loss for the Hoover Buccaneers JV. He lasted just two innings, walked two, struck out one, and allowed four runs.
The top of the first saw Oak Mtn. take an early lead, 1-0. Oak Mtn.’s rally started when Shaeffer singled. A groundout by Kennedy then moved Shaeffer from first to second. Golson singled, plating Shaeffer.
The Hoover Buccaneers JV answered Oak Mtn.’s top inning with one run of their own in the first. The Hoover Buccaneers JV scored on an RBI double by Michael Purser.
Oak Mtn. never trailed after scoring three runs in the second on two errors.
Oak Mtn. pushed one run across in each of the third, fifth and seventh. In the third, Oak Mtn. scored on a passed ball, scoring Hughes.
Oak Mtn. tacked on another five runs in the fourth. A sacrifice fly scored Heiberger to start the scoring in the inning. That was followed up by Kennedy’s single, plating Stiffler.
Six runs in the bottom of the sixth helped the Hoover Buccaneers JV close their deficit to 11-8. An RBI double by Brandon Agsalud, an RBI double by Braylon Moss, an RBI single by Andrew Hawkins, a two-run single by Jacob Kopkin, and an error fueled the Hoover Buccaneers JV’s comeback. Moss to end the Hoover Buccaneers JV threat.
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