A four-run rally in the seventh inning was not enough for the Hartford-Humboldt Gamecocks as the Canova Gang held on for a 5-4 win on Sunday, July 11th.
Canova built a 5-0 by scoring a run in the top of the fourth and four more in the top of the fifth inning. The Gamecocks put together a four-run seventh inning. Tyler Renken and Chad Morrison back-to-back RBI ground outs to cut the lead to 5-2. Joe Maras had a two-run home run in the inning as well to pull the Gamecocks within a run at 5-4. Hartford-Humboldt threatened to tie the game in the bottom of the ninth by getting two runs on base, but they were unable to get the tying run home.
Drew DeMers and Joe Hanisch both had three hits in the game. Maras had a home run and two RBIs. Cole Hellie, Drew Maras, and Clayton Hanisch all had singles. Renken and Morrison both had an RBI. Noah Vettrus pitched four innings allowing an unrearned run on three hits with two walks and a strikeout. D. Maras pitched three innings allowing four runs, three earned, on six hits with a walk and strikeout. J. Hanisch pitched an inning allowing just one hit. Broc Haldeman also pitched an inning with a walk and strikeout.