Wednesday, May 17, 2017
NorthPointe Christian High School
Hopkins High School
Hopkins Vikings Varsity took the lead late and defeated NorthPointe Christian 5-4 on Wednesday. The game was tied at four with Hopkins Vikings Varsity batting in the bottom of the seventh when #21 induced Ethan Nagel to hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored.
Hopkins Vikings Varsity earned the victory despite allowing NorthPointe Christian to score four runs in the seventh inning. NorthPointe Christian’s big inning was driven by a fielder’s choice by #3 and a error.
Hopkins Vikings Varsity took an early lead in the first inning. Hopkins Vikings Varsity scored one run when Brenden Gossman singled with zero outs in the first inning.
Cameron Kennedy earned the win for Hopkins Vikings Varsity. He tossed one inning, giving up zero runs, zero hits, and walking zero. #2 took the loss for NorthPointe Christian. He pitched one-third of an inning, giving up zero runs, one hit, striking out one, and walking zero.
Zach Brechting started the game for Hopkins Vikings Varsity. He pitched six and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs, five hits, and striking out ten. #6 started the game for NorthPointe Christian. He tossed five innings, surrendering three runs, three hits, and striking out 11.
Hopkins Vikings Varsity had six hits in the game. Gossman and James Wubben each collected multiple hits for Hopkins Vikings Varsity. Wubben and Gossman all had two hits to lead Hopkins Vikings Varsity.
#3 led NorthPointe Christian with one run batted in. He went 1-for-3 on the day.