Prospect League

Seventh inning helps Hoots in Prospect League victory

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Jul. 9, 2018 12:10 am

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Hoots scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh inning during a 10-5 Prospect League victory over Kokomo on Sunday at Clemens Field.

The Hoots have won 12 of their last 14 games.

The Hoots led 4-3 when Brady West and Stephen Haring hit back-to-back RBI singles with one out in the seventh. West and Haring both scored when Daunte DeCello reached on a two-base error.

Jose Mercado followed with an RBI single. One out later, Joe Roscetti singled home Mercado for a 10-3 lead.

The Jackrabbits scored their final two runs in the top of the eighth.

Hannibal took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first when Mercado scored from third on a wild pitch and Roscetti singled home Tommy Kraus. After Kokomo scored in the second, Haring led off the bottom of the second with a home run.

The Hoots outhit the Jackrabbits 14-6. Roscetti and Haring had three hits apiece.

Dylan Chisholm pitched the first 61/3 innings, earning the victory with seven strikeouts, two walks and three hits allowed.

The Hoots (16-19) trail West Division leader Terre Haute by seven games.

Hannibal has Monday off before starting a three-game series against Quincy at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday at QU Stadium.

Hoots 10, Jackrabbits 5

Kokomo Hannibal

ab r h bi ab r h bi

Lambert ss 5 0 0 0 Mercado ss 2 2 1 1

Brunson 2b 3 0 0 0 Kraus cf-lf 4 1 2 0

Lindsay cf 1 1 1 0 Dodd dh 4 0 0 0

Wltrs 3b-rf 4 2 2 0 Rscetti 3b 5 0 3 2

Fntes 2b-c 2 1 0 0 Hmphres 1b 2 0 1 0

Btkwicz dh 4 1 2 0 Goecks ph-1b 1 1 0 0

Sechen c-cf 3 0 0 1 Thixton cf 4 1 1 0

Bchbrgr 1b 1 0 0 0 Izztta ph 1 0 0 0

Dorethy ph-1b 1 0 1 1 Donohue lf 0 0 0 0

Hanna lf 4 0 0 0 West c 5 2 2 1

Brooks 3b 2 0 0 0 Haring rf 5 2 3 2

Sanchez rf 2 0 0 0 DeCello 2b 3 1 1 2

Totals 32 5 6 2 Totals 36 10 14 8

Kokomo 010 000 220 -- 5

Hannibal 210 001 60z -- 10

E -- Fuentes, Hanna, Brooks, Mercado, DeCello. LOB -- Kokomo 5, Hannibal 10. 2B -- Butkiewicz, West. HR -- Haring. SF -- Sechen. SH -- Dodd. SB -- Mercado. CS -- Sechen, Mercado 2.

IP H R ER BB SO

Kokomo

Ketelsen L,1-1 4 4 3 3 5 4

Soper 2 1-3 4 3 3 1 4

Alvarado 0 5 4 3 0 0

Hunley 1 2-3 1 0 0 0 3

Hannibal

Chisholm W,2-0 6 1-3 3 3 2 2 7

Kuck 2-3 1 0 0 0 0

Wienhoff 1 2 2 1 0 0

Steiner 1 0 0 0 1 1

WP -- Ketelsen 3, Soph, Alvarado 2, Chisholm, Wienhoff 3. HBP -- by Ketelsen (Humphries), by Wienhoff (Fuentes).

Umpires -- Plate, Cole Lockhart; Bases, Steve Metts. T -- 3:05. A -- 318.

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