Loggers total eight hits in 9-1 loss at Division-I Seattle

Photo by Patty Hosmer.
Photo by Patty Hosmer.

SEATTLE, WashingtonConnor Savage and Troy Kakugawa both collected two hits, and Logan Day came through with an RBI single, but the Puget Sound baseball team lost at Division-I Seattle, 9-1, Wednesday night.

A pair of Logger (15-19) errors in the first inning put Puget Sound in the hole, 2-0, but they got a run back in the second inning. Nathan Backes (1-for-3, R) led off with a single, and Kakugawa (2-for-3) followed with a single of his own. Johnny Hosmer (1-for-1) laid down a sac bunt to advance both runners, and Day (1-for-2, RBI) singled up the middle to plate Backes.

The Loggers trailed, 3-1, through three innings, but threatened to score in the fourth. Kakugawa and Hosmer hit back-to-back singles with one out, but a double play ended Puget Sound's bid.

The Redhawks struck for four runs in the fifth inning to put the game out of reach.

Seattle narrowly outhit the Loggers, 9-8. Puget Sound committed three errors, and the Redhawks had one miscue in the field.

The Loggers travel to southern California for a three-game series at Redlands beginning on Friday, April 17. First pitch is set for 12 p.m.

 

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