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Hurricane 12, Logan 1 Granger 6, Hurricane 5 - 3/10/2018

Written by Andy Griffin
March 10, 2018

The Tigers were 2-0 for a few hours on Friday before dropping the late game to the Lancers.

In that early contest, Hurricane scored five runs in the first, three in the second and four in the third to put the game away early against the visiting Grizzlies.

Logan led 1-0, but Brock Starley erased the deficit with a run-scoring triple in the bottom of the first. Kage Akipoleki followed with a double to make it 2-1 Tigers. With two outs, Cayden Street singled home two more runs to make it 4-1 and Street later scored on an error to make it 5-1.

Starley had an RBI double in the second and Street and Kyle Stevenson also had RBI hits as it was 8-0 after two innings.

The Tigers got four more in the third, highlighted by a deep shot off the center field fence by Rylee Kent. Jagger Hadley, Isaac Blair and Akipoleki combined to allow no earned runs in the game for Hurricane.

In the late game, Granger scored a run in the bottom of the fifth in the time-shortened game to capture the win.

A Brigham Hirschi two-run double helped the Tigers rally from down 3-0 to tie the game 3-3 in the third. The Lancers got two more in the bottom of the third, but Hurricane struck for two tying runs in the fourth on another Starley double.

Zack Parkin ended the contest in the bottom of the fifth for Granger with a walk-off single.

Stevenson had four hits on the day to lead HHS, while Starley and Brian Long had three each.

The Tigers, 2-1, continue tournament play with two more games on Saturday.