Boys Varsity Baseball · Late Score Costs Hoover Bucs Varsity Against Tuscaloosa County

3 Tuscaloosa County High School
2 Hoover High School
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Tuscaloosa County High School vs Hoover High School
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Hoover Bucs Varsity stayed in it until the end, but Tuscaloosa County pulled away late in a 3-2 victory on Tuesday. The game was tied at two with Tuscaloosa County batting in the top of the seventh when Trenton Shirley doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Tuscaloosa County pitchers struck out seven, while Hoover Bucs Varsity sat down eight.
Tuscaloosa County took an early lead in the second inning when Will Keller drew a walk, scoring one run.
In the bottom of the fifth inning, Hoover Bucs Varsity tied things up at two when Ashton Hawkins drew a walk, scoring one run.
Connor White was on the mound for Tuscaloosa County. The ace surrendered two runs on four hits over six innings, striking out six.
Brewer Smith toed the rubber for Hoover Bucs Varsity. The righthander lasted three and a third innings, allowing one hit and two runs while striking out three. Tyler Wilson and Walter Ford entered the game from the bullpen, throwing three innings and two-thirds of an inning respectively.
Smith started the game for Hoover Bucs Varsity. The righty allowed one hit and two runs over three and a third innings, striking out three
Hawkins led Hoover Bucs Varsity with two hits in three at bats. Hoover Bucs Varsity tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Hawkins led the way with two.
Landen Borden went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Tuscaloosa County in hits.