Illinois High School Baseball - Mt. Pulaski loses to MeridianApril 16, 2009: Macon, IL 62544
The Meridian Hawks crushed the visiting Mt. Pulaski Hilltoppers baseball team by a count of 8-1 in Thursday's non-league bout.
The Hawks now possess a 10-3 record. They take the field next when they host Unity for a Okaw Valley bout on Friday, April 17.
Next, the Hilltoppers face the Illini Central Cougars (Mason City, IL) in a Sangamo bout, on Saturday, April 18. Mt. Pulaski will attempt to move on its 1-7 season record. The Cougars enter the bout with a 6-5 record after their 10-5 league win over Delavan (Delavan, IL).
Meridian Hawks 8, Mt Pulaski Hilltoppers 1
W - Matt Moma (1-2), 4 innings, run, 4 hits, 7 strike outs, 2 walks, 18 batters faced.
S - Alex Rothery (1), 1 inning, 0 runs, 0 hits, 2 strike outs, 0 walks, 3 batters faced.
L - Kendal Gibbs, 3 innings, 7 runs, 6 hits, 4 strike outs, 2 walks, 17 batters faced.
For Mt Pulaski Hilltoppers
Cory Malone was 1-for-2, run scored,
Kendal Gibbs was 1-for-3, double,
Seth Deibert was 1-for-3, RBI, walk,
Erich Maxheimer was 1-for-3,
Drew Houser was 0-for-1, walk,
Andrew McCarty was 0-for-2, walk,
For Meridian Hawks
Tye Manns was 3-for-3, 3 RBIs, run scored, stolen base,
Cory Burns was 1-for-3, double, 2 runs scored, stolen base, walk,
Ethan Snively was 1-for-2, RBI, run scored, stolen base, walk,
John Easter was 1-for-3, 2 RBIs, run scored, stolen base,
Andrew Hendrian 2 runs scored, stolen base, 3 walks,
Mike Tague was 0-for-2, RBI, walk,
Mitch Gillen was 0-for-2, walk,