Holley tops Kendall in tourney semi
Scoring four quick error aided runs in the first inning, Holley went on to defeat the rival Eagles 9-1 this afternoon in the semifinals of the Kendall Tournament.
A double by winning pitcher Jon Bower ignited the big first inning for Holley which was aided by three errors and a single by Justin Parker.
The Hawks later added one run in the third on a double by Parker, two in the fourth on an error and a sacrifice and two more in the sixth on a sacrifice and a double by Nick Passarell. A triple by Bower ignited the sixth inning sport spurt which also included a single by Lucas Silvis.
Defensively, Porter at shortstop also triggered a double play to Silvis at first in the seventh.
Kendall’s lone run came in the third inning on a single by Zach Vogt.
The Eagles then got two runners aboard in the fourth but Bower notched a clutch strikeout to end the threat.
Holley is now 11-4 and Kendall 2-8.
Holley plays the winner of the Gananda vs. CG Finney game in the tourney championship game while Kendall faces the loser in the consolation contest.