Hoover Bucs Freshman stayed in it until the end, but Thompson pulled away late in an 8-5 victory on Saturday. The game was tied at five with Thompson batting in the bottom of the sixth when #42 singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Hoover Bucs Freshman lost despite out-hitting Thompson eight to seven.
In the first inning, Thompson got their offense started when #34 doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
#23 led things off on the mound for Thompson. The hurler lasted seven innings, allowing eight hits and five runs while striking out five.
Patrick (PJ) Weatherly was on the hill for Hoover Bucs Freshman. The hurler surrendered two runs on one hit over three innings, striking out one. Andrew Pitts, Caid Finn, and John Lawrence each contributed in relief for Hoover Bucs Freshman.
Cooper Darty led Hoover Bucs Freshman with two hits in four at bats.
#19 went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Thompson in hits.