Hammond Gavit Gladiators Varsity fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 7-3 loss to Hammond Morton on Tuesday. Hammond Morton took the lead on a single in the first inning.
Hammond Morton opened up scoring in the first inning. Hammond Morton scored one run when #6 singled.
Hammond Gavit Gladiators Varsity put up three runs in the fifth inning. Jack Hill, Jacob Stepek, and Nicholas Medrano all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.
#4 led things off on the hill for Hammond Morton. The pitcher lasted four innings, allowing four hits and zero runs while striking out four.
William Vukobratovich was on the hill for Hammond Gavit Gladiators Varsity. The lefty went four and a third innings, allowing five runs on six hits and striking out two. Evan Blankman threw two and two-thirds innings in relief.
Stepek went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Hammond Gavit Gladiators Varsity in hits.
Hammond Morton tallied nine hits in the game. #6 and #3 each managed multiple hits for Hammond Morton.