Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Hillcrest High School
Murray High School
Hannay Drives In Four As Murray Spartans Varsity Defeats Hillcrest
Murray Spartans defeated Hillcrest 18-6 on Friday thanks in part to Alex Hannay, who drove in four runners. Hannay drove in runs on a single in the first, a single in the third, and a single in the fourth.
Kai Sylvester also added four runs on one swing as he sent the ball over the centerfield wall for a grand slam home run.
Murray Spartans grabbed an early lead. Murray Spartans scored on a single by Kam Myrberg, a single by Alex Hannay, a single by Kai Sylvester, and a single by Pierce Kettering in the first inning.
Murray took an early lead in the first inning. With one out in the first inning Myrberg drove in two runs when he singled.
Murray then scored seven runs in the third inning. Murray scored on a walk by Myrberg, a single by Hannay, and a grand slam by Sylvester.
Murray added three more runs with Alex Nelson’s base clearing double to right field.
Hillcrest scored three runs in the third inning. Hillcrest’s big inning was driven by a single by C Gomez and a double by L Reuschel.
Myrberg earned the win in the rain for Murray. He pitched five innings, giving up six runs, 11 hits, striking out four, and walking one. Gomez took the loss for Hillcrest. He threw one inning, giving up four runs, six hits, and walking zero.
Murray had 18 hits in the game. Drew Staley, Hannay, Sylvester, Stockton Madsen, Myrberg, and Kettering each collected multiple hits for Murray Spartans Varsity. Hannay and Staley each managed three hits to lead Murray.