Boys Varsity Baseball · Hawks Overcome Late-Game Comeback from the Quakers, Win 3-2 in Walkoff Fashion

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3 Decatur Central High School
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A walk-off groundout propelled Decatur Central Hawks to a decisive, dramatic victory over Plainfield, 3-2. The game was tied at two with Decatur Central Hawks batting in the bottom of the seventh when Parker Harrington led the inning off with a triple over the right fielder’s head and Brayden Hazelwood grounded out, scoring the game-winning run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Decatur Central Hawks pitchers struck out nine, while Tackett sat down 13.
Bryce Woodruff was credited with the victory for Decatur Central Hawks . He went one inning, allowing two runs on two hits, striking out one and walking one.
Tacket was on the hill for Plainfield. He lasted six innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out 13 and walking one.
Jared Thompson started the game for Decatur Central Hawks . He went six innings, allowing zero runs on three hits and striking out eight
Parker Harrington led Decatur Central Hawks with two hits in three at bats. Derik Proiftt and Taylor Jones also had big hits for the Hawks. Decatur Central was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Timmy Casteel Jr. made one of the biggest plays of the game with an inning ending assist from 3rd base with 2 outs and a runner on 3rd in the 7th inning.