The West Central 16U baseball team got behind early and lost 7-3 to Harrisburg on Sunday, July 10th. Harrisburg scored four times in the top of the first inning and added another in the top of the fourth for a 5-0 lead.
West Central got a run in the bottom of the fourth. Will Nester had an RBI ground out. They then closed the gap to 5-2 with another run in the bottom of the fifth. Bubba Kono had an RBI fielder’s choice. Harrisburg, however, added two runs in the sixth to extend the lead to 7-2. Hayes Cain had an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh.
Cain had two hits and an RBI. Jesse Jost and Cain Grocott both had two hits each. Landen Holewa, Keaton Vessells, and Carter Evans all had a single. Nester and Kono each added an RBI. Holewa pitched six innings and allowed seven runs, six earned, on eight hits and seven walks with six strikeouts. Grocott pitched one inning and allowed one walk and had two strikeouts.