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Hundred Hornets fall on the road to Cameron

By Ed Parsons - Editor | May 5, 2021

Gage Mikels knocked in five runs with a pair of singles and a pair of doubles in a big night at the plate on Wednesday night April 28, for the Dragons in Cameron. They also used the long ball from Landon VanTassell to bring in five runs as they went on for a 13-3 win over the Hornets. Issac Bell cracked a triple for the home team as well

Bobby Hostutler took the loss for the Hornets, pitching 1 and 1/3 innings, while giving up six runs on two hits and six walks. He also had two strikeouts. Guage Boston came in during the second inning and got the last out. He finished going the last 4and2/3 innings giving up seven runs, five hits, four walks and two strikeouts.

Merrill went 2 for 3 with a HR, while Guage Boston added a pair of singles. The Hornets are fourth in the OVAC Conference Division 1A and will be playing in the semi-finals of the tournament on Saturday at Conotton Valley.

Hundred clips Clay Battelle in boys Baseball

Hundred entertained Clay Battelle on April 26, and handed the visitors a 4-3 loss behind a strong effort from pitcher Christian Fluharty who tossed a 3-hitter, while striking out 14 batters and walking only two. Fluharty used a combination of fast balls and a nice curve to keep the Cee Bee’s off balance as he gave up only one earned run, with the other two coming on errors.

The Hornets fell behind 2-0 after the visitors scored in the top of the second and third. However, Hundred came back in the bottom of the third to plate four runs which proved to be all they needed to get the win. Fluharty helped his own cause as he went 2-3 with a single and a double. Everett Johnson added two RBI with a single and a double.

In the bottom of the third Shreve got hit by a pitch and scored followed by singles from Gauge Boston and Johnson, the Hornets plated three more runs in the inning with a single from Merrill and two Cee Bee errors. The win pushed Hundred to 3-1 on the season with several upcoming games on the horizon.