Friday, April 7, 2017
Hillgrove High School
Milton High School
Hillgrove Hawks Varsity defeated Milton 11-0 on Friday as five pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Brennan Richardson induced a groundout from #12 to finish off the game.
Steven Minter collected four hits in five at bats to help lead Hillgrove Hawks Varsity to victory. Minter doubled in the first, singled in the third, singled in the sixth, and singled in the seventh.
Hillgrove Hawks Varsity took an early lead in the first inning. With one out in the first inning Minter drove in one run when he doubled.
Hillgrove Hawks Varsity scored four runs in the third inning. Hillgrove Hawks Varsity’s big inning was driven by a single by Ethan Wright and a single.
One bright spot for Milton was a single by #19 in the first inning.
Hillgrove Hawks Varsity had 17 hits in the game. Minter, Wade Richardson, Wright, Jamie Boatright, and Will Hubbell each collected multiple hits for Hillgrove Hawks Varsity. Boatright led Hillgrove Hawks Varsity with three runs batted in. He went 3-for-4 on the day.
#19 led Milton with two hits in two at bats.