Late surge lifts Highland Home over the Eagles

Published 9:40 pm Monday, March 18, 2019

A pair of late two-run innings cost the Goshen Eagles in a 6-4 loss to Highland Home on Monday afternoon in Goshen.

The Eagles held the lead for much of the game until the Flying Squadron scored two runs in both the fifth and sixth innings.

The loss for the Eagles drops them to 8-2 on the season.

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Blake Saupe got the start for the Eagles. Saupe pitched five innings and gave up four unearned runs on six hits. He struck out seven. Logan Boyce pitched the remaining two innings for the Eagles. Boyce allowed two runs on three hits.

The Eagles committed seven errors in the loss that led to four unearned runs.

After falling behind in the top of the first inning, the Eagles took the lead in the bottom of the inning when they scored two runs. Caleb Gamble was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and Tyler Williams drove in Khristian Andrews on a fielder’s choice.

The Eagles, once again a scored a run via a bases loaded walk when Danny Cooper reached first giving Goshen a 3-1 lead.

After Highland Home pulled to within one in the fourth, the Eagles pushed their lead back to two in the bottom of the fourth on a Jeff Warrick single to center field.

The Eagles finished with four hits by Bryan Galloway, Cooper, Warrick and Mason Calhoun.

The Eagles will be back in action on Tuesday when they host Georgiana beginning at 4 p.m.