IAC BASEBALL: WAVERLY DROPS EXTRA-INNING THRILLER AT HORSEHEADS (24 PHOTOS)
(2022-05-13)Valley Sports Report
HORSEHEADS — Waverly erased an early five-run deficit, then let leads in the seventh and eighth innings slip through their fingers in a 10-9 nine-inning loss to Horseheads here Thursday afternoon in non-league baseball action.
Horseheads led 3-0 after the first inning, and 6-1 after three innings, but the Wolverines scored five times in the top of the fifth inning in a rally highlighted by an RBI double by junior Bryce Bailey and a two-run single by sophomore Jay Pipher.
Senior Caden Hollywood’s RBI single in the top of the seventh gave Waverly a 7-6 lead, but the Blue Raiders pushed a run across the plate in the home half of the frame to force extra inning.
Pipher belted a two-run double in the top of the eight to give the Wolverines a 9-7 lead, but Horseheads countered with two runs to send the game into the ninth inning.
Waverly was retired in order in the ninth, then Horseheads ended the game with a lead-off single by Cook, and an RBI double by Riley Loomis.
Pipher doubled and singled, scored two runs, and had four RBI to pace Waverly at the plate, while Hollywood singled twice and drove in one run, and Bailey doubled, scored two runs, and drove in one run.
Senior Thomas Hand singled, scored one run, and drove in one run for the Wolverines, while senior Brady Blauvelt, junior Ty Beeman and sophomore Joey Tomasso each singled and scored one run, senior Brennan Traub added a single, and junior Nate DeLill stole two bases and scored one run.
Waverly falls to 10-9 on the season.
IN PHOTO 1: Waverly's Joey Tomasso. ... PHOTOS BY BRIAN FEES.
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