Late Score Costs Noblesville Millers Varsity Against Farragut
Noblesville Millers Varsity stayed in it until the end, but Farragut pulled away late in a 5-3 victory on Friday. The game was tied at three with Farragut batting in the bottom of the sixth when Parker Noland homered on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Farragut got things moving in the first inning, when Ashton King hit a solo homer.
Noblesville Millers Varsity evened things up at three in the top of the fifth inning when Landon Smiddy’s wild pitch allowed two runs to score for Noblesville Millers Varsity.
Noblesville Millers Varsity scored three runs in the fifth inning. The offensive onslaught by Noblesville Millers Varsity was led by Reese Sharp and Jacob Thieman, all driving in runs in the frame.
Smiddy was the winning pitcher for Farragut. He allowed one hit and zero runs over one and one-third innings, striking out two. King threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. King recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Farragut.
Clay Holzworth took the loss for Noblesville Millers Varsity. He lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing nine hits and five runs while striking out six.
Adam Birkholz started the game for Farragut. He surrendered three runs on two hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out four.
Farragut socked four home runs on the day. Noland had a long ball in the first and sixth innings. King had a homer in the first inning. Alex Nussbaum went yard in the second inning.
Thieman went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Noblesville Millers Varsity in hits. Noblesville Millers Varsity didn’t commit a single error in the field. Thieman had eight chances in the field, the most on the team.
Farragut racked up nine hits on the day. Ryan McCarthy and Noland all collected multiple hits for Farragut.
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