Gladiators News · Hammond Gavit Gladiators Varsity Falls To Hammond Clark After Fifth Inning Score

Hammond Gavit Gladiators Varsity lost the lead late in a 5-2 defeat to Hammond Clark on Wednesday. Hammond Clark was down 2-1 in the top of the fifth inning when R Cornejo singled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs.

Hammond Clark opened up scoring in the first inning, when Cornejo reached on a dropped third strike.

In the bottom of the first inning, Hammond Gavit Gladiators Varsity tied things up at one when Evan Blankman singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.

Woods was on the hill for Hammond Clark. The fireballer went seven innings, allowing two runs on seven hits and striking out seven.

Ryan Peppers toed the rubber for Hammond Gavit Gladiators Varsity. The pitcher surrendered three runs on five hits over six innings, striking out 13. William Vukobratovich threw one inning in relief.

Hammond Gavit Gladiators Varsity saw the ball well today, racking up seven hits in the game. Peppers and Blankman each had multiple hits for Hammond Gavit Gladiators Varsity. Peppers led Hammond Gavit Gladiators Varsity with three hits in three at bats.
Cornejo went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Hammond Clark in hits.