The Syracuse Post 100 Seniors showed more sixth inning magic against Hartington, when Sam Goering hit a two RBI single to grab a 4-3 lead as Syracuse picked up win No.2 in State competition on Monday, July 29 at Syracuse.
In Sunday’s (July 28) game, Brandon Cavanaugh hit a three-run shot in the sixth that gave Syracuse a 7-5 lead.
Syracuse found themselves down 3-2 heading into the bottom of the sixth.
Max Brammier led off the inning with a walk and Tanner Loecker laid down a soft bunt for a single.
Syracuse had runners on second and third with two outs.
Sam Goering was protecting a 2-2 count in the sixth inning, and poked a fast ball to left field that scored two runs and Syracuse led 4-3 heading into the top of the seventh.
Grant Carlson was in a groove in this contest. Carlson threw a complete game and struck out 11 hitters including the last out of the game. Carlson allowed five hits and three runs in seven innings of work.
In the bottom of the second inning, Max Brammier belted a two out double.
Tanner Loecker stepped up and hit a hard ground ball up the middle and the score was tied 1-1.
With Cavanaugh at second base in the third inning, Wil McCoy drilled a line drive single to right field that advanced Cavanaugh to third base.
Carlson hit into a fielder’s choice and Cavanaugh scored to get Syracuse within one run.
After Goering helped give Syracuse the lead, Hartington went down in order in their last at-bat.
Syracuse scored four runs on eight hits. Hartington scored three runs on five hits. Max Brammier was 2-for-2 with a single and a double; Loecker and Goering, each had two singles; McCoy and Braden LaFollette, each with a single.
Syracuse (2-1) will play at 8 p.m against DCB (3-0) at Syracuse on Tuesday, July 30.
BDS (2-1) will face Pender (2-1) at 5 p.m.