Tigers finish with split in pair of games


MADISON — The Huron varsity spring baseball team emerged with a split in a pair of games Sunday.

The Tigers opened with a 6-2 victory against Vermillion.

After Vermillion scored in the bottom of the first inning, Huron erupted for five of its six runs in the second inning to take control.

Vermillion scored its final run in the fifth inning and Huron added an insurance run in the seventh inning.

Johnny Hernandez had a pair of doubles to lead the Tigers offensively. Colby Hott also had a pair of hits, while Hernandez and Max Kranzler each had two RBIs.

Mason Davis turned in a complete game on the mound for Huron. He allowed two earned runs on seven hits, with six strikeouts and two walks.

In the second game, Madison used 12 hits to get past the Tigers 14-4 in five innings.

The Bulldogs scored three runs in the first inning and closed out the game via the 10-run rule with six runs in the fourth inning and five runs in the fifth inning.

Huron managed just six hits in the game, with Teagan Pfitzer and Davis each having two hits. Pfitzer, Davis and Dawsyn Rogers each had a double for the Tigers, while Hernandez and Drew Arteman each had two stolen bases.

Elliot Devries pitched the first 3 1/3 innings for Huron, allowing eight runs on seven hits with a strikeout and five walks.

Jerran Sammons closed the fourth inning, allowing five runs on three hits with four walks. Steven DeGeest pitched the final 2/3 of an inning, allowing 1 run on two hits with a strikeout and a walk.

Junior varsity
Behind a compete-game effort on the mound by Layne Wenzel, the Huron junior varsity edged the O’Gorman freshman team 1-0 in the first of two games on Saturday at Klock Field.

Kolby Hofer and Wenzel each had two hits for the Tigers.

O’Gorman scored four runs in the first inning en route to a 5-2 victory in the second game.


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