Five-run inning lifts Eagles over Red Level

Published 8:00 pm Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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The Goshen Eagles used a five-run third inning in their 7-1 win over Red Level on Tuesday afternoon in Goshen.

The Eagles and Tigers were scoreless after two innings, but Goshen sent nine batters to the plate in the third and finished the inning up 5-0.

Bryce Williams got the start and pitched five innings, allowing just one run on one hit. He struck out seven batters. Blake Bennett pitched the final two innings for the Eagles.

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There was a total of one walk and one single in the first two innings.

With one out in the third, five straight Goshen batters reached base. Carson Williams drove in the first run of the game with a single to right that allowed Danny Cooper to score. Jeff Warrick was the next batter up and he laced a double to center that allowed Bryan Galloway to score the game’s second run. Carson Williams came around to score on an error and Warrick scored on a sacrifice fly before McGwire Stanley scored the final run of the inning on another error, giving the Eagles a 5-0 lead.

Stanley hit a two-run double with the bases loaded in the fourth to push Goshen’s lead to seven at 7-0 heading into the fifth inning.

The Tigers got their first hit of the game leading off the fifth inning. They later scored their only run of the game in the fifth on a bases loaded walk.

Carson Williams and Jeff Warrick each finished with two hits. Danny Cooper, Tyler Williams, Galloway, Stanley and Gamble all had one hit for the Eagles.

The Eagles will be back in action on Friday when they travel to take on Highland Home in the Squadron Round Robin.