It came down to the last play, but Fenton Tigers Varsity was on the wrong end of a 3-2 defeat to Clarkston on Tuesday. The game was tied at two with Clarkston batting in the bottom of the eighth when an error scored one run for Clarkston.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Clarkston pitchers struck out four, while Fenton Tigers Varsity sat down six.
Fenton Tigers Varsity opened up scoring in the first inning, when Brendan Alvord singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
In the bottom of the sixth inning, Clarkston tied things up at two. Brian Hickey’s sac fly scored one run for Clarkston.
Griffin Deller was credited with the victory for Clarkston. He surrendered zero runs on zero hits over two-thirds of an inning, walking zero. Alex Hunt and Josh Luther entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Luther recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Clarkston.
Brett Jackman took the loss for Fenton Tigers Varsity. He lasted one-third of an inning, allowing one hit and one run while walking zero.
Brock Henson started the game for Fenton Tigers Varsity. He allowed three hits and zero runs over four innings, striking out five and walking one Cole Donchez started the game for Clarkston. He surrendered one run on two hits over three innings, striking out two
Spencer Rivera, Alvord, Ryan Adams, and Josh Brown all had one hit to lead Fenton Tigers Varsity.
Clarkston had eight hits in the game. Anderson and Luther all managed multiple hits for Clarkston.
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