The Noblesville Millers and the Zionsville Eagles passed the lead back-and-forth on Friday, but eventually Zionsville prevailed 8-7. Zionsville trailed 7-6 in the bottom of the sixth inning when Medveslek singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
The Millers lost despite out-hitting Zionsville thirteen to five.
Noblesville opened up scoring in the first inning, when Ethan Imel singled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring one run.
Zionsville knotted the game up at six in the bottom of the fifth inning. Bell singled on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs.
Noblesville notched three runs in the fifth inning; the big inning was thanks to singles by Cooper Miles, Grant Braun, and Lucas Williams.
Zionsville scored three runs in the fourth inning, the big inning for Zionsville came thanks to groundouts by Bell and Baumgardner and a single by Connor.
Castetter got the win for Zionsville, going four innings, allowing three runs on eight hits, striking out one, and walking one. Rheinheimer and Hinslaw entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Rheinheimer recorded the last seven outs to earn the save for Zionsville.
Camden Nagel took the loss for the Millers; he went three and a third innings, allowing three runs on three hits, and striking out one.
The Millers racked up thirteen hits in the game. Braun, Miles, Matt Peek, and Williams each collected two hits to lead the Millers.