Goshen loses early lead in 7-4 loss to Pleasant Home

Published 8:18 pm Tuesday, March 10, 2020

An early 2-0 lead wasn’t enough for Goshen in a 7-4 loss to Pleasant Home in game one of a doubleheader on Tuesday evening.

The Eagles allowed a total of five runs in the second and third innings on Tuesday, making the difference in their three-run loss.

McGwire Stanley got the start for Goshen on Tuesday. Stanley pitched four innings and allowed six runs, however all six were unearned. Bryan Galloway came in to pitch two innings and surrendered one run on one hit.

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After Galloway was hit by a pitch and Jeff Warrick walked, Galloway came around to score the game’s first run on an error. Stanley then singled to center to bring Goshen’s lead to 2-0 heading into the bottom of the first.

The Eagles had their first of six errors in the bottom of the first inning. It lead to Pleasant Home’s first run and Goshen went into the second leading 2-1. Another error lead to two more runs to score in the third for Pleasant Home and they went into the fourth with their first lead at 3-2.

Goshen had two more errors in the fourth and Pleasant Home increased their lead to four at 6-2.

Carson Williams led off the fifth inning with a single and after a sacrifice bunt he came around to score on a Jeff Warrick single.

After Pleasant Home scored their final run in the sixth, Goshen scored a run in the seventh on a Warrick groundout.

Stanley and Carson Williams both finished with two hits. Stanley added one RBI. Danny Cooper, Blake Saupe and Warrick all had one hit.

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