Mt. Vernon Wildcat Varsity fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 18-2 loss to Evansville Reitz on Thursday. Evansville Reitz scored on a single by Cook and a single by Maynard in the first inning.
The Mt. Vernon Wildcat Varsity struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Evansville Reitz, giving up 18 runs.
Evansville Reitz got on the board in the first inning when Cook singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Evansville Reitz scored five runs in the fifth inning. Schlosser, Cook, and Euler powered the big inning with RBIs.
Brayden Curl earned the victory on the hill for Evansville Reitz. He allowed seven hits and two runs over five innings, striking out five.
Hunter Wiltshire took the loss for Mt. Vernon Wildcat Varsity. He allowed 11 hits and eight runs over two and a third innings, striking out three and walking zero.
Mt. Vernon Wildcat Varsity tallied seven hits. Kaden Hamilton and Wiltshire each collected multiple hits for Mt. Vernon Wildcat Varsity. Wiltshire and Hamilton each collected two hits to lead Mt. Vernon Wildcat Varsity.
Evansville Reitz scattered 19 hits in the game. Long, Cook, Maynard, Massie, and Hahn each racked up multiple hits for Evansville Reitz. Long went 4-for-5 at the plate to lead Evansville Reitz in hits.