Hawks Claim Lead In Ninth Inning To Defeat New Germany
Posted on Jun 28, 2021
The Hamburg Hawks took the lead late in the game in a 7-4 victory over New Germany on Sunday. The game was tied at four with the Hawks batting in the top of the ninth when Ben Hoernemann singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Hamburg got on the board in the first inning when Dawson Hensley to hit into a fielder's choice, but one run scored.
In the bottom of the eighth inning, New Germany tied things up at four with a solo homer.
Will Hoernemann got the win for the Hawks. The righthander went two innings, allowing zero hits and zero runs while striking out one and walking none. Spencer Nelson started the game. Nelson lasted seven innings, allowing eight hits and four runs while striking out six.
Hamburg tallied 14 hits. Jeff Hancock, Justin Perlich, Ryan Spengler, and Hoernemann each managed multiple hits for Hamburg Hawks. Hancock went 5-5 on the day.
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