Pine loses both games of a doubleheader to Hannan

Published 10:13 am Monday, April 20, 2015

Pine lost both games of a doubleheader to Archbishop Hannan 10-6, and 11-10, in District 8-2A competition held at Coquille Coquille Parks and Recreation.

The first game was back-and-forth early on before Hannan scored three runs in the sixth to widen its one-run lead.

Pine got on the board first in the opening frame. Trey Cooper, who recorded two hits in the opener singled. Courtesy runner Will Polk, who tallied twice, later scored on Seth Brown’s RBI groundout to first to make it 1-0.

Archbishop Hannan responded with two of its own in its half of the frame.

Nick Lucido walked. Dale St. John put down a sacrifice bunt, but reached on a throwing error. Both moved up on a wild pitch. Lucido scored on a sacrifice fly by Ian Distefano to tie the game, and St. John tallied on Andrew Barre’s RBI single centerfield.

Hannan added one more in the second. St. John singled, advanced to second on a wild pitch, and scored on an RBI single from Distefano to make it 3-1.

Pine came back in the third with three of its own.

Cooper singled to begin. After the first out, Hunter Cooper, who had two hits, two RBIs and a run scored, singled. Polk and Hunter Cooper advanced on a wild pitch.

Rion Terrell nailed a pitch to third. The third baseman made a backhanded stop, made an errant throw to first, allowing Terrell to reach. Polk and Hunter Cooper scored to tie things, 3-3.

Terrell was balked to second and scored on Jordan Phelps’ RBI single to give the Raiders a 4-3 edge.

Hannan came back with four in the bottom of the third.

Barre walked. Jordan Holcombe singled to put runners on the corners. The Hawks attempted a safety squeeze. Quinn Heinold got the bunt down. Courtesy runner Preston Serio held at third, but the throw to first was errant. Serio and Holcombe both tallied on the play to give Hannan a 5-4 lead. Gino Guarino sent Heinold home with a run scoring single. Later in the frame, Distefano drove in his third run with an RBI hit, plating Guarino.

Hannan was up 7-4 after three.

The Raiders scored single runs in the fourth and sixth to close the gap.

In the fourth, Dillon Morris, who was two for two with two walks, doubled. Courtesy runner Kaleb Voth tallied on Hunter Cooper’s single.

Connor Holmes opened the sixth inning with a double. He went to third on a passed ball and scored on Hunter Cooper’s RBI groundout to second, trimming the deficit to just one at 7-6.

Hannan scored three insurance runs in the sixth. With one out Holcombe walked, and Jordan Gonzales singled. Guarino bunted, but a throwing error allowed Holcombe and Serio to score. Guarino got to third and scored on Lucido’s RBI single.

Ethan Knight singled and Morris walked with one out for Pine in the seventh. After the second out, Holmes walked to load the bases, but the Raiders were unable to get them home in the 10-6 loss.

Also for Pine, Phelps had two hits and an RBI.

Morris was the losing pitcher.

In the second game, Pine jumped out to a 9-0 lead after four, but Hannan scored five in the fifth and six in the seventh to win, 11-10.

The Raiders scored four runs each in the second and third before adding another in the fourth.

Hannan trimmed the lead to 9-5 after five.

Pine added a run to its lead by scoring once in the seventh, but the Hawks tallied six times in the seventh for the one-run victory.

The Raiders tallied five hits, led by Trey Cooper’s two hits.

He also drove in a pair of runs and scored once.

Holmes, Brown and Phelps had a single each.

Holmes drove in a run while Brown and Phelps scored two runs each.

Morris walked three times, tallied twice and drove in a run.

Knight scored two runs, Voth tallied one and Terrell had an RBI.