With Thompson On The Mound, Decatur Central Hawks Shuts Out Speedway
Jared Thompson didn’t allow a single run as Decatur Central Hawks defeated Speedway 6-0 on Friday. Thompson allowed just three hits.
Decatur Central Hawks secured the victory thanks to four runs in the second inning. Devin Gross had an 3 run HR in the inning to lead the run scoring.
Decatur Central Hawks opened up scoring in the first inning. Derik Profitt drove in one when he singled.
Decatur Central Hawks tallied four runs in the second inning. Decatur Central Hawks scored its runs on an RBI grand slam by Gross.
One bright spot for Speedway was a single by Willoughby in the second inning.
Thompson led the Decatur Central Hawks to victory on the pitcher’s mound. He allowed three hits and zero runs over seven innings, striking out eight.
Bolom took the loss for Speedway. He allowed five hits and four runs over one and one-third innings, striking out one and walking one.
Decatur Central Hawks hit one home run on the day. Gross had a homer in the second inning.
Decatur Central Hawks totaled nine hits in the game. Thompson and Bradley Brehmer each managed multiple hits for Decatur Central Hawks. Thompson led Decatur Central Hawks with three hits in three at bats. Decatur Central Hawks was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Alex Mitchell made the most plays with eight.
Speedway didn’t commit a single error in the field. Petraits had the most chances in the field with five.