Tri-Valley 16U couldn’t get out of an early deficit and lost to Garretson 10-5 on Thursday, July 22nd in Garretson.
Garretson scored four times right away in the bottom of the first inning. Tri-Valley got a run back in the top of the second when Lawson Loiseau scored on a wild pitch. Garretson, however, scored two more in the bottom of the second for a 6-1 lead. Noah Haynes had an RBI ground out in the top of the third, but again Garretson responded with three more runs in the bottom of the third to push the lead to 9-2.
Duncan Snethen had an RBI single for Tri-Valley in the top of the fourth inning. Garretson’s final run also game in the fourth inning to make the score 10-3. Cole Focken scored on an error in the top of the fifth inning, and Haynes had an RBI single in the top of the seventh for the final Tri-Valley run.
Everett Althoff had three hits. Haynes had two hits and two RBIs. Kaden Egger had two hits. Snethen had a hit and an RBI. Beau Keith and Loiseau both had a triple in the game. Focken added a single. Althoff pitched two innings allowing six runs, three earned, on five hits with a walk and three strikeouts. Aidan Heitkamp pitched an inning allowing three runs, all unearned, on two hits with three walks and a strikeout. Mason Hendrixson pitched three innings allowing an unearned run with two walks and a strikeout.