• Giants JH1 Drops Game to Zuidvogels JH1 After Late Score

    Giants JH1 stayed in it until the end, but Zuidvogels JH1 pulled away late in a 7-4 victory on Saturday. The game was tied at four with Zuidvogels JH1 batting in the bottom of the seventh when Damian R tripled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs.

    Giants JH1 lost despite out-hitting Zuidvogels JH1 13 to 12.

    In the second inning, Giants JH1 got their offense started. Stefan Vlutters grounded out, scoring one run.

    Giants JH1 evened things up at four in the top of the fifth inning. Sep Lopes Cardozo singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.

    Zuidvogels JH1 scored four runs in the third inning. Zuidvogels JH1's big inning was driven by singles by Thijs H and Jayden V and a groundout by Niek S.

    Connor V toed the rubber for Zuidvogels JH1. The lefty went four and a third innings, allowing four runs on ten hits, striking out four and walking one.

    Fabio Hildebrand started the game for Giants JH1. The righty surrendered four runs on eight hits over three innings, striking out two and walking zero. Jasper Kappen threw four innings in relief.

    Giants JH1 tallied 13 hits on the day. Kappen, Kai Van Ingen, Hugo Rijkenhuizen, and Vlutters each managed multiple hits for Giants JH1. Kappen led Giants JH1 with three hits in four at bats. Giants JH1 didn't commit a single error in the field. Van Ingen had five chances in the field, the most on the team.

    Zuidvogels JH1 racked up 12 hits on the day. Damian, Ruben H, and Thijs all managed multiple hits for Zuidvogels JH1.