Tuesday’s game against Sunnyside Christian was a heartbreaker for Grandview Greyhounds Varsity, as they lost the lead late in an 8-6 defeat. The game was tied at six with Sunnyside Christian batting in the top of the seventh when an error scored two runs for Sunnyside Christian.
Grandview Greyhounds Varsity collected four hits and Sunnyside Christian had three in the high-scoring affair.
In the first inning, Grandview Greyhounds Varsity got their offense started when Matthew Sauve grounded out, scoring one run.
Sunnyside Christian knotted the game up at six in the top of the sixth inning, when Sawyer Jansen drew a walk, scoring one run.
Grandview Greyhounds Varsity notched three runs in the fifth inning. Hunter Varela and Anthony Campuzano all contributed in the big inning with RBIs.
Sunnyside Christian scored five runs in the fourth inning. Isaac DeBoer, Nate Moore, Tyler Groeneweg, and Matt Roedel each had RBIs in the frame.
Moore was on the mound for Sunnyside Christian. The pitcher surrendered three runs on three hits over four innings, striking out six.
Cooper Kleinow led things off on the pitcher’s mound for Grandview Greyhounds Varsity. The righty surrendered zero runs on zero hits over three innings, striking out eight. Carlos Guillen and Varela entered the game from the bullpen, throwing two innings and two innings respectively.
Campuzano, Devin Paeschke, Kleinow, and Sauve each collected one hit to lead Grandview Greyhounds Varsity. Sauve led Grandview Greyhounds Varsity with five stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with ten stolen bases.