The Hartford-Humboldt Gamecocks scored six times in the first two innings, which was enough, as the Gamecocks won 12-4 over Dell Rapids PBR on Sunday, June 27th.
Broc Haldeman drove home the first run in the bottom of the first inning with a single. Drew Maras and Clayton Hanisch both drew bases-loaded walks. Adam Hentges had two RBIs on a single for an early 5-0 lead. Joe Hanisch had an RBI double in the bottom of the second inning to give the Gamecocks a 6-0 lead.
PBR was able to cut the lead in half in the top of the third with three runs. They scored another run in the top of the fourth, and after the Gamecocks went scoreless in the bottom of the inning, Hartford-Humboldt led 6-4 after four innings.
The Gamecocks picked up a run in the bottom of the fifth on an RBI single by Cole Hellie. Hartford-Humboldt scored five more times in the bottom of the seventh to put the game out of reach. J. Hanisch had a solo home run to lead off the inning. Chad Morrison and Noah Vettrus both had RBI singles. Drew DeMers then added an RBI double.
J. Hanisch had two hits, a home run and a double, with two RBIs. DeMers had two hits, one double, and two RBIs. Hentges had two hits and two RBIs. Haldeman and Hellie both had two hits, each of them with a double, and an RBI. Tyler Renken had two hits. Maras, Morrison, and Vettrus all had a hit and RBI. Cam Quigley also had a hit.
Micah Warrington pitched five innings allowing four runs, three earned, on seven hits with two walks and nine strikeouts. Quigley pitched three innings without allowing a hit and striking out one. Vettrus pitched the last inning striking out two batters.